Stat of the week: In Nauru, 0.6% of the population (aged 5+) identified as having seeing disabilities in 2019

The 4th of January will be World Braille Day. In Nauru, 0.6% of the population (aged 5+) identified as having seeing disabilities in 2019. Seeing disability is defined as a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual…

Pacific DataViz Challenge 2022: And the winners are....

The inaugural Pacific DataViz Challenge attracted inspiring entries from all over the world. We thank all the participants who breathed life into data with their entry. The judges have deliberated and we are excited to announce the winners of the…

Enhancing Climate Action at COP27

On the road to COP 27... Egypt's COP27 presidency vision is to move from negotiations and planning to implementation. Now is the time for action on the ground. It is therefore incumbent upon us to move rapidly towards full, timely, inclusive, and at-…

Stat of the week: In 100g of raw Coconut flesh there is 1,000 kJ of Energy

The 16 October is World food day on the theme "Leave no one behind: Better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life." Did you know? In 100g of raw Coconut flesh there is 1,000 kJ of Energy. It's 271 for a Mango.

The relevance of Statistical Classifications for PICTs

For the compilation of statistics data needs to be organised into homogenous groups with common characteristics. Statistical classifications facilitate this; they form the basis for the production of reliable and methodologically sound statistics to…

Pacific Data Hub Talanoa: The Power of Data Visualisation

The second Pacific Data Community of Practice Talanoa Session for 2022 is themed “The Power of Data Visualisation” and will explore the crucial role data visualisation plays in our everyday lives.  We invite you join us for a Pacific Talanoa* on the role…

Stat of the week: In the Cook Islands, 1 in 10 ever-partnered women and girls (15+) was subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months (2018)

Did you know? In the Cook Islands, 1 in 10 ever-partnered women and girls (15+) was subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months (2018). This is one of the lowest reported rates…

Stat of the week: In Fiji, gross tourism earnings were only 3% of GDP in 2020

Did you know? In Fiji, gross tourism earnings were only 3% of GDP in 2020, a significant drop from the previous year (17% in 2019). This decrease was mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stat of the week: In Vanuatu, 8.6% of the population lived below the international poverty line in 2019, a decrease from 13.1% in 2009

In Vanuatu, 8.6% of the population lived below the international poverty line in 2019, a decrease from 13.1% in 2009. This evolution shows some reduction of extreme poverty in Vanuatu. To illustrate this statistic, Vanuatu graduated from the world's…

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…
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