Data provided include national population estimates and medium-term population projections up to 2050. These population estimates are calculated using information from population censuses and household surveys, civil registration and vital statistics

Basic demographic statistics include national population numbers disaggregated by age and sex; age dependency and sex ratios; crude birth, death and migration rates; annual population growth rates, including rural and urban growth rates; and key demographic indicators such as fertility, mortality and migrations rates. Additional data, like more detailed vital statistics, can be found in the Pacific Data Hub Indicator Database (PDH.stat).

Access and download the population projection table on the Pacific Data Hub.

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News & Publications

Improving medical certification of cause of death in the Pacific

March 9, 2023
Medical certification of cause of death (MCCD) is a key source of mortality statistics. The death certificate is a permanent record of the fact and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and the cause of death.

Tonga 2021 HIES report

January 30, 2023
Tonga's fourth Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) undertaken by Tonga Statistics Department (TSD). The previous HIES took place in 2001, 2009 and 2015.

Pacific Statistical/Economic Briefing Dashboard, Covid-19 Economic Impacts Updates - Q2, 2022

December 6, 2022
The newly Pacific Statistical/Economic Briefing established dashboard summarises the latest available information on the leading economic indicators for the Covid-19 Economic impacts in the second quarter of 2022.

QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping 2022

November 14, 2022
The 2022 version of the QGIS for Census and Survey MappingĀ has been revamped to adapt the manual to the latest Long Term Release version of QGIS.
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