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Rugby, household surveys, census and COVID-19

October 18, 2022
During the onset of COVID-19, the CSTS team of the Pacific Community (SPC) provided remote technical support to the National Statistics Offices of the Pacific region in their round robin of household surveys. Since March 2020, the CSTS team has supported the implementing 10 censuses and 7 HIES. 

The relevance of statistical classifications for PICTs

October 6, 2022
For the compilation of statistics data needs to be organised into homogenous groups with common characteristics. Statistical classifications facilitate this; they form the basis for the production of reliable and methodologically sound statistics to inform policymaking.

Labour in Kiribati based on analysis of the 2019/20 HIES

September 9, 2022
Following the Labour report, this is the second most recent analytical product resulting from Kiribati’s 2019/20 HIES.

An unexpected treasure

August 17, 2022
“Finding so much data on this small island country accessible in a single place and so well documented has been an unexpected treasure”, said political economy professor, William Mishler.

Kiribati Census Atlas

July 25, 2022
Kiribati Census Atlas provides insights into people and housing across the islands.

Marshall Islands compendium of analysis of the 2019/20 HIES

July 17, 2022
The compendium presents information on poverty, food consumption, labour, and household income and expenditure.

Poverty in Kiribati based on analysis of the 2019/20 HIES

July 11, 2022
This report is the most recent analytical product resulting from Kiribati’s 2019/20 HIES.

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes: levels and trends of imports and interventions taken to control use in selected PICTs

July 6, 2022
New paper released by the SPC looks at the levels and trends of imports of tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, as well as interventions to control its use in some Pacific Island Countries and Territories.