Population estimates and projections

Estimates and projections give information about the past, present and future size and composition of the population in a country. This allows us to look at trends in the population (is it growing, stable or declining) and which age groups are changing.

Access and download the population projection table in PDH.stat.

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News & Publications

Taming the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic through the power of data in the Pacific Data Hub

March 11, 2021
Though less affected than some regions of the world, the Pacific has not been spared from COVID-19.

2020 Pacific Islands Population Poster

September 22, 2020
This poster provides updated population pyramids for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories, showing the age-sex profiles now and in the future. These distributions help countries to plan for service and infrastructure delivery.

2020 pocket statistical summary

September 15, 2020
Our 2020 pocket statistical summary has arrived, providing a quick overview of statistics for the people and economies of the Pacific Community’s (SPC’s) member countries.

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.