Recent News

“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.

FSM Voluntary National Review Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals was a Success

December 9, 2019
The purpose of the meeting was to update His Excellency the President of the FSM, on the outcomes of the Voluntary National Review Workshop, held early December, and to hear his views on the next steps.

Solomon's Gov’t acquired benchmark information on agriculture

December 2, 2019
The recently launched and first ever National Agriculture Survey (NAS) 2017 report is timely says the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Undersecretary Technical (Acting) Michael Ho’ota.

Solomon’s biggest nationwide Population Census operation underway

November 4, 2019
The Solomon Islands 2019 National Population and Housing Census operation has commenced (Monday 4th November 2019). The new initiative is a move that looks to replace and end the exercise with a digital alternative in the future.

Wallis and Futuna Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2019/2020

October 31, 2019
SPC runs Household Income and Expenditure Survey training in Wallis from 14th to 25th October 2019.

Coastal proximity of populations in 22 Pacific Island Countries and Territories

October 4, 2019
The coastal zones of Small Island States are hotspots of human habitation and economic endeavour. In the Pacific region, as elsewhere, there are large gaps in understandings of the exposure and vulnerability of people in coastal zones.

Provisional Pacific Sustainable Development Indicators

April 24, 2018
The first quadrennial Pacific Regional Sustainable Development Report will be released after the Pacific Forum Leaders meeting in Nauru in September 2018.