Vanuatu (Republic of)

Capital: Port-Vila                Land area: 12,281 km²                Region: Melanesia

The Republic Vanuatu is a Pacific island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago of volcanic origin, is 1,750 km (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia and 540 km (340 mi) northeast of New Caledonia.

Map Vanuatu
Key Reports
Pop by age and sex
chart Population VU
Census & Survey Collection
2019Household Income and Expenditure Survey
2020Population and Housing Census
2021Multiple Indicator Cluster, Demographic and Health Survey

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.

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.

Populating labour market indicators and standardising microdata Workshop, 3-7 Dec. 2018

November 30, 2018
PICTs have been implementing a standardised labour force module in census and survey...