Household Income and Expenditure Surveys

Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (HIES)s provide information on people’s living conditions and income/expenditure patterns. Data from HIESs are used for rebasing a country’s consumer price index, in the preparation of national accounts and to analyse poverty and hardship in communities.

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Tonga HIES

News & Publications

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics profiles for the Pacific Island region

August 30, 2021
The CRVS profiles consolidate knowledge shared by countries on the status of their CRVS systems in the recent past, including through government websites, published reports, media releases and presentations, and direct engagement between the authors of these profiles and in-country civil registration offices and health information offices.

Pre-COVID-19 baseline indicators for 9 Pacific Island countries

December 14, 2020
As the world is facing an unprecedented crisis with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Pacific region has not been as affected as the rest of the world when it comes to infection rates, but the economic implication of the pandemic has been catastrophic across many of the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories.

Guidelines for the harmonising of census and survey microdata released

December 8, 2020
Measurement of progress against development indicators, and evaluation of policy, requires the production of data that allow the computation of comparable statistics and indicators over time.

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.

PDH.stat datasets

  • .statHousehold expenditure
    Household expenditure by urbanization level, budget level and type of commodity, in local currencies and USD, in amounts and proportions. [...]