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 Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament

Did you know? In Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament, up from 14% in 2015. These gender inequalities remain in many countries in the world.

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…

An unexpected treasure

Photo credit: SPC/Toga Raikoti  

Stat of the week: $2,230 is the average price per metric tonne for coconut oil

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 2022, the price dropped slightly to US$2,095…

Population Dashboard for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories now available on Pacific Data Hub

Photo: Women from Nguna Island, Vanuatu - Credit: UN Women Asia and the Pacific/ Nicky Kuautonga/ Flickr    

Stat of the week: The estimated per capita amount of resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in Tuvalu was USD 11.75 in 2018.

Did you know ? In 2018, the estimated per capita amount of resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in Tuvalu was USD 11.75.    

Stat of the week: 44.8% of people in the Solomon Islands still practice open defecation

44.8% of people in the Solomon Islands still practice open defecation (defecating outside rather than using a toilet).

Meet David Abbott, Manager - Data Analysis and Dissemination at SPC, discussing SPC’s Role in Supporting Improvements in CRVS in the Pacific

Photo credit: Imagicity, Graham Crumb - Family in Port Vila, Vanuatu  
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