Stat of the week: In Vanuatu, 87% of youth with disabilities are not in education, employment or training in 2019

Photo: A local disability theatre group perform a play about the daily prejudices faced by people living with disability at the Wan Smolbag Theatre and Youth Centre, Port Vila, Vanuatu, February 2013. Credit: Flickr / Graham Crumb for DFAT  

International merchandise trade statistics workshop on compilation, analysis, dissemination, indicators and uses announcement

  International trade is important to the Pacific region. In many Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) the value of international trade exceeds the value of national gross domestic product. Imports provide Pacific people with access to food…

Stat of the week: In Tonga, 19% of women (15-49) have suffered physical violence by their partner at least once in their lifetime (2019)

In Tonga, 19% of women (15-49) have suffered physical violence by their partner at least once in their lifetime (2019). This is one of the lowest reported rates in the Pacific.   25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence…

Stat of the week: In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati

In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati. Diabetes remains a major health challenge in the Pacific.

PARIS21 Board Meeting

Objectives Highlights from national and regional events  Panel discussion on scaling up communities of practice  Breakout sessions promoting learning between partners  Progress report from PARIS21 and input to 2023 PARIS21 Programme of Work

13th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

The thirteenth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) will be held in person from 7 to 9 November 2022 at the UN Conference Centr

Stat of the week: Tokelau has three health facilities for 1,647 people (TNSO, 2019)

Tokelau has three health facilities for 1,647 people (TNSO, 2019). That is approximately 1.8 health facilities per 1000 inhabitants. These facilities are located in the three main areas: Anafu, Fakaofo, and Nukunonu. We count an average of 35 Health…

7th International Conference on Big Data and Data Science for Official Statistics

​The program of the conference will consist of Ministerial Dialogues on the first day around the main themes of "Global Economic Recovery", "Food Security" and "Access to Relevant Data". The second day will have dialogues with experts of the global…

SPC’s 75th anniversary: 75 years of support in collection, analysis and dissemination of official statistics in the Pacific region

Since SPC’s establishment in 1947, the Organisation has been assisting the Pacific Island Counties and Territories in collecting, analysing and disseminating official statistics.

Stat of the week: In Northern Mariana Islands, the generation of municipal solid waste is 2.6kg per capita in 2019

In Northern Mariana Islands, the generation of municipal solid waste is 2.6kg per capita in 2019. This is the highest figure reported in the Pacific. By 2050, it is projected that waste generation per capita for all income groups will have increased,…
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