Recent News

The Population Registers: A Key Resource for Producing Vital Statistics brief

October 28, 2020
Technological advances have increased the potential uses of population registers for producing statistics.

Tonga boosts nationwide data on women and children with the release of first MICS results

October 21, 2020
20 October 2020 — As the small Pacific Island nation celebrated World Statistics Day, the Government of Tonga released results of the Tonga Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2019, the country’s first-ever MICS.

2020 Pacific Islands Population Poster

September 22, 2020
This poster provides updated population pyramids for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories, showing the age-sex profiles now and in the future. These distributions help countries to plan for service and infrastructure delivery.

2020 pocket statistical summary

September 15, 2020
Our 2020 pocket statistical summary has arrived, providing a quick overview of statistics for the people and economies of the Pacific Community’s (SPC’s) member countries.

Webinar series on utilization of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

July 27, 2020
Theme: 2020+ the era of Administrative data; looking into the role of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

Capacity for producing economic statistics in the Pacific - Information paper

May 28, 2020
The paper looks at the capacity of PICTs to produce a core set of economic indicators.

“QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping” manual launching

May 19, 2020
SDD is pleased to announce the launch of its QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping manual.

The Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Pacific Island Economies

April 29, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic around the world has necessitated the Statistics Development Division (SDD) of the Pacific Community (SPC) to explore it’s impact on the Pacific Island economies.