Nauru

Capital: Yaren                Land area: 21 km²                Region: Micronesia

Formerly known as Pleasant Island, the Republic of Nauru is an island country in Micronesia, a sub region of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. With only a 21-square-kilometre (8.1 sq mi) area, making it the smallest state in the South Pacific Ocean.

Key Reports

Population Pyramid

Census & Survey Collections
2021Household Income and Expenditure Survey
2021Population and Housing Census
2022Household Income and Expenditure Survey

News & Publications

Changes in Consumer Prices in Selected PICTs in 2020

May 31, 2021
The outbreak of COVID-19 in the PICTs in 2020 led to many job losses, especially in the tourism and related industries, and a significant slowing-down in overall economic activity.

Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for PICTs report

May 18, 2021
The Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for Pacific Island countries and territories report is now available.
A death certificate is a permanent record of the fact of and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and cause of death and serves as the main source of mortality statistics for a country.

A new tool to help register every birth and death

May 10, 2021
A well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system is the cornerstone of good, sustainable governance and is key to social and economic development; The CRVS Systems Improvement Framework report is now available.

Knowledge Series 1 - Population registers: Definitions and conceptual framework

May 4, 2021
Population registers are recognised for their dual role of providing critical information about the civil status of individuals within a population. In the Pacific, to the extent known bySPC, there is no evidence of a country that implements a functional population register.