Stat of the week: In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016)
In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016). Even if 52% of land area is covered by forest. This is the lowest rate reported in the Pacific with American Samoa.
Rugby, household surveys and COVID-19
The Fiji Rugby Sevens Team continued to excel since the onset of COVID-19 - they won the 2020 Olympics, the World Rugby Sevens Series and are currently ranked 3rd in the world. At the same time, the Pacific National Statistics Offices have undertaken an…
New methodology transforms the way key development data is collected in the Pacific
In 2018, New Zealand financed, via a fund dedicated to innovation, the piloting of a new method of collecting data related to household income and expenditure. The experience, which took place in the Marshall Islands, would open up new development…
A real-world experiment with real-world data
The demand for timely, reliable and disaggregated development statistics is greater than ever before, especially as countries around the world strive to monitor their progress towards Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).