Stat of the week: the 2021 inflation rate in Tuvalu was 6.7%
The 2021 inflation rate in Tuvalu was 6.7%, up from 1.6% in 2020. The Inflation rate is the annual percentage increase of the cost of living as measured by the consumer price index. Consumer price indices are based on a representative basket of goods…
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: The proportion of Tuvalu's Year 6 students who achieved minimum proficiency in numeracy
Photo credit: Flickr/Taiwan Presidential Office 83%: The proportion of Tuvalu's Year 6 students (the end of primary school) who achieved minimum proficiency in numeracy in 2018. This is a significant gain on the 43% achieving this level in 2012. Explore…
COVID19: Webinar brings together Pacific Health Workers
Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education
The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.
PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle
Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…
NSO Web Administrators Workshop
This workshop will bring together web administrators in charge of developing, maintaining or updating National Statistics Office websites. During a full week we will discuss the goals of such websites, how to build and maintain them using Wordpress, and…
Forty biogas digesters installed in the islands of Tuvalu bring community cleaner cooking stoves
The islands of Tuvalu are now able to use sustainable energy to cook their food after the installation of forty (40) biogas digesters in Niulakita, Nukulaelae, Nukufetau, Vaitupu, Nui, Niutao and Funafuti.
Scientific models and tools for strengthened resilience action in Tuvalu
“Tropical Cyclone Pam largely affected Vanuatu which was more than 1000 KM away from Tuvalu, and yet our islands were flooded by the massive waves the cyclone generated,” Tauala Katea Director for Tuvalu Meteorological Services shared with participants…
Atoll Adaptation Dialogue
One day scientific focused session on key areas relevant to countries and a determination of what the next steps are in terms of progressing the case of atoll nations at national, regional and international levels