key statistics

Population - 2005
Total 92,533
  Male 45,612
  Female 46,921
  South Tarawa 40,311
  Other Islands 52,222
Total Households 14,042

CPI - Annual Inflation (%)
2002 1.6
2003 2.6
2004 -1.9
2005 -0.5
2006 -0.2
2007 3.7
2008 18.60

Merchandise Trades
Exports (A$'000)
2002 6,322
2003 4,470
2004 3,358
2005 5,643
2006 3,348
Imports (A$'000)
2002 91,585
2003 79,496
2004 80,753
2005 100,081
2006 82,396

Student enrolment
Primary
2003 15,798
2004 15,611
2005 16,133
2006 16,239
Secondary
2003 11,372
2004 11,591
2005 11,331
2006 11,459

Visitor Arrivals
2001 4,574
2002 4,935
2003 4,709
2004 3,173
2005 4,693
2006 3,936
2007 5,687
2008 3,380

Latest Releases

Kiribati 2006 Household Income & Expenditure Survey (HIES)

Per capita income for all peopel in Kiribati was $1,400 with the highest in the Line and Phoenix group with more than $1,900 per person per year, according to the second HIES conducted by the Statistics Office.


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2005 Census of Population and Housing

The main report for the 2005 Population Census is now officially released. There are two volumes - Volume I (mainly tables) and Volume II (key results and descriptions). Volume II is now available and can be downloaded from the link below. Hard copies are now available and can be obtained from Kiribati National Statistics Office.

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To place an order or to inquire for further information, use the office contact at the bottom of the left column of this page.


Office Developments and News

Training in Balance of Payments and Economic Classifications

The training was conducted by Mr. Alick Nyasulu, SPC Enonomic Statistician with a focus on concepts on balance of payments and various economic classifications

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Gender Base Voilence Survey

The Kiribati Statistics Office has been actively involved in this this survey, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health - from its prepratory stages to the final production of the report.

A final report has been produced and key results will be made available in this website. Any inquiries regarding information from this survey, please contact Mr. Tekena Tiroa.