Stat of the week: Sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Did you know? In 2017, sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. 

Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35.9 million hectares of forest

  Did you know? Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35,855,760 million hectares of forest.   Did you know? For millions of people across the world, wood helps provide safe drinking water, food and shelter - but wood can do much more and is a renewable…

Stat of the week: Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific

Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific (age 15 years and over). Age Mid-year population estimate, females, 2022* All ages (15+) 6,227,000 15-19 588,400 20-24 515,300 25-29 511,400 30-34 444,200 35-39

Stat of the week: Tuvalu maintained positive GDP growth of 4.4% in 2020

Data for 2020 confirmed the impacts of #COVID19 on the world's countries' economies. Despite the pandemic, Tuvalu maintained positive GDP growth of 4.4% in 2020.

Stat of the week: There are four languages with statutory recognition but an estimated 832 living languages in Papua New Guinea

Did you know that Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically diverse countries in the world? There are four languages with statutory recognition (English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu, Sign) but an estimated 832 living languages.  

Stat of the week: It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019

It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019.  Did you know? Pulses are important crops for: Nutritional value Food security Environmental benefits For more information on Pulses Day, visit the United Nations…

Stat of the week: An estimated 8.5% of people aged 5 and over in Marshall Islands report having at least some difficulty with mobility

An estimated 8.5% of people aged 5 and over in RMI report having at least some difficulty with mobility. (2019 HIES).  This statistic refers to people with varying degrees of difficulty walking and climbing stairs (Washington Group on Disability…

Stat of the week: Households in Wallis and Futuna were made up of an average of 3.3 people in 2018

Households in Wallis and Futuna were made up of an average of 3.3 people in 2018 (Population and Housing Census)  

Stat of the week: 88.5% is the estimated completion rate in upper secondary school for girls in Fiji

88.5%: estimated completion rate in upper secondary school for girls in Fiji.   Today is the International Day of Education, let us remember that Education is key to sustainable development.   

Stat of the week: 31% of the population in the Pacific (excluding PNG) lives within the 0 to 10m Low Elevation Coastal Zone

31% of the population in the Pacific (excluding PNG) lives within the 0 to 10m Low Elevation Coastal Zone in 2021. Did You Know? Understanding the distribution and resulting exposure and vulnerability of people in coastal areas has a wide range of…
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