Le chiffre de la semaine : 70 % de la population du Pacifique vit en zone urbaine

70% of the population in the Pacific lives in urban areas. (Calculated using Degree of urbanisation classification DEGURBA).   About DEGURBA: The Degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) is a classification that indicates the character of an area. Based on the…

Stat of the week: almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of violence

In 2018, almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months.

Le chiffre de la semaine : 44,8% des habitants des Îles Salomon pratiquent toujours la défécation en plein air

44,8% des habitants des Îles Salomon pratiquent toujours la défécation en plein air (déféquer à l'extérieur plutôt que d'utiliser les toilettes).

SPC'S Data Food Systems Portal

Food systems thinking is essential to address the food and nutrition security challenge for Pacific countries and territories. In simple terms, a food system is that set of interacting elements and outcomes that describe the production, processing, trade…

Stat of the week: 0.63 is the average 2020 index score for adoption and implementation of national Disaster Risk Reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework

0.63: The average 2020 index score for adoption and implementation of national Disaster Risk Reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework, for the 12 Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) with a score (out of a maximum of 1.0).  

Rencontrez David Abbott, Responsable de l'analyse et de la diffusion des données, discutant du rôle de la CPS dans le soutien aux améliorations des registres et statistiques d’état civil dans le Pacifique

Photo credit: Imagicity, Graham Crumb - Family in Port Vila, Vanuatu   (contenu disponible en anglais uniquement)  

The celebration of the midpoint of the CRVS Decade (2015–2024)

The CRVS community in Asia and the Pacific is now actively preparing for the celebration of the midpoint of the CRVS Decade (2015–​2024), planned for 16 to 19 November 2021. In this effect, many of their partners and member countries are leading actions…

Stat of the week: Nearly everyone in Tonga is covered by at least a 3G mobile network

Nearly everyone in Tonga is covered by at least a 3G mobile network (99% in 2019). This is a great improvement on the estimated 15% coverage in 2013. Information and communications technology can alleviate the challenges of distance and isolation,…

What do the statistics tell us about the impacts of the COVID-19 on PICT economies

A new paper by SPC Statistics Advisor-Strategic Planning Monitoring Analysis, Elizabeth Ragimana and SPC Data Analysis and Dissemination Manager, David Abbott reveals how almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide,…

Data gaps on Pacific kava production, trade and consumption hinder full analysis of investment and growth opportunities

The lack of reliable and comprehensive data on production, domestic consumption and exports of kava could be holding back investment and growth prospects for the kava industry according to a new paper by Nilima Lal, Economic Statistics Adviser,…
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