Gender and the Pacific in numbers: Open data visualisation contest launches with $15k in prizes

Youth, students and data specialists alike are invited to ‘breathe life’ into Pacific gender statistics through open data and data visualisation in the 2024 Pacific Dataviz Challenge—competing for a share of $15,000 in prizes supported by SPC and the…

‘Sans frontières’ births, deaths, marriages: cross-agency, cross-border data-sharing advocated in SPC report

Landmark research on the potential to share news of births, deaths and other life events across national agencies and borders has been shared by the Pacific Community, charting a new frontier for civil registration and vital statistics ahead of a…

Stat of the week: 10% of people aged 5 and over in Kiribati report having at least some difficulty with seeing

An estimated 10% of people aged 5 and ov

Challenging perspectives around disability

On Thursday, 18 April, at the Pacific Community (SPC) headquarters, a special event will be held. Together various stakeholders from New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia, Tonga and Fiji, will debate on the topic: “Let’s change our…

Pacific statistical research and ‘innovative experiments’ proposals sought by 26 April in SPC–World Bank initiative

Stakeholders in Pacific statistics and development are invited to put forward proposals for statistical innovation and research that seeks to improve welfare data collection and accessibility in the region, with financing for a range of projects…

Stat of the week: 13% of seats were held by women in the national parliament in 2023 in Samoa

Did you know? 13% of seats were held by women in the national parliament in 2023 in Samoa, up from 8% in 2022.

Monitoring and measuring population health

Stat of the week: Food and non alcoholic beverages represented 33% of household expenditure in Tonga in 2021

Did you know? Food and non-alcoholic beverages represented 33% of household expenditure in Tonga in 2021. It's the main item of expenditure followed by housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (14%) and restaurants and hotels (11%).

Stat of the week: On March 8th, we celebrated the human rights of an estimated 6.449 million women in the Pacific

Did you know? On March 8th, we celebrated the human rights of an estimated 6.449 million women in the Pacific. The Pacific's women are renowned for their resilience, wisdom, and grace. They embody the vibrant diversity and rich cultural heritage of…

Workshops on cause of death data and CRVS strengthening in the Federal States of Micronesia

The Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with Pacific Island Health Officers Association (PIHOA), Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), other Brisbane Accord Group (BAG) partners, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO…
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