World Statistics Day 2022

Connecting the world with data we can trust.

8th session of the Committee on Statistics of the ESCAP

​The Committee will discuss statistical development in the region, regional cooperation and the formulation of regional positions to advance official statistics in line with existing commitments, including the collective vision and framework for action…

Stat of the week: 68.9% des habitants de Fidji utilisaient internet en 2018

Did you know? The number of internet users per 100 inhabitants in Fiji is estimated to have more than doubled between 2012 and 2018, from 33.7 to 68.9. The indicator proportion of individuals using the Internet is defined as the proportion of individuals…

Stat of the week: 1,6 % des dépenses des ménages des îles Cook sont consacrées aux loisirs et à la culture

On average, 1.6% of household expenditure in the Cook Islands is spent on Recreation and Culture. Did you know? Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (HIES)s provide information on people’s living conditions and income/expenditure patterns. Data from…

Le chiffre de la semaine : 2 230 $ est le prix moyen par tonne métrique de l'huile de coco

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Did you know? In the Pacific, coconut is king. It helps drive many Pacific economies that rely on it and its oil.  In March 2022, the average price per metric tonne for coconut oil peaked at US$2,230. In April…

Le chiffre de la semaine : 53 % de la consommation énergétique finale totale de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée provient de sources renouvelables

Did you know? 53% of Papua New Guinea's total final energy consumption comes from renewable sources.    

Study Protocol: Interactive Dynamics of Coral Reef Fisheries and the Nutrition Transition in Kiribati

Photo: Ocean Image Bank/Jayne Jenkins Authors: 

The role of data in today’s digital economy

How is data powering the digital economy, what are the gaps and how can the Pacific Region benefit from emerging opportunities in the digital world? We invite you join us for a Pacific Talanoa* on the role of data in today’s digital economy. We will…

Stat of the week: 7,13% des dépenses des ménages aux Tokelau sont consacrées au tabac

Did you know ? In 2015, 7.13% of household expenditure in Tokelau was on tobacco. On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day, WHO remind us the harmful impact of the tobacco industry on the environment is vast and growing adding unnecessary pressure to…

Le chiffre de la semaine : 70 % des zones marines clés pour la biodiversité de Palau sont couvertes par des aires protégées.

D’après les estimations, en 2019, 70 % des zones marines clés pour la biodiversité de Palau étaient couvertes d’aires protégées. Il est essentiel de protéger les aires marines pour préserver la biodiversité et les ressources naturelles des océans. Cet…
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