Tonga

Capital: Nuku’alofa                Land area: 749 km²                Region: Polynesia

Tonga comprises of 169 islands spread out across approximately 800 kilometres from north to south. It is surrounded by Fiji and Wallis and Futuna to the northwest, Samoa to the northeast, Niue to the east and New Caledonia and Vanuatu farther to the west.

Map of Tonga

 

Key Reports
Pop by age and sex
TG Chart population distribution by age and sex - 2016 and 2050
Census & Survey Collection
2019Multiple indicator cluster survey
2020Household Income and Expenditure Survey
2021Population and Housing Census

News & Publications

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.

Pacific Island Nations begin work on the Pacific Harmonized System 2022

September 19, 2019
The Harmonized System (HS) is the international guideline that identifies and compiles details of commodities imported and exported in an internationally consistent way for customs, statistical and analytical purposes and trade negotiations.

Disability Analysis Workshop

September 12, 2019
The main purpose of the workshop was to build and enhance local capacity and skills in analysing and interpreting disability data following the guideline and recommendation by the UN Washington Group.

Fertility Trends in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

July 19, 2019
Data on fertility trends in PICTs are critical for addressing the current unmet need in family planning, and for improving maternal and neonatal health.