Global satellites to boost access to relevant data in the Pacific

​ Pacific Countries are committed to the development of a new Digital Earth Pacific Program that will allow the use of global satellite systems to better understand the changes to our environment and countries in the Pacific. The Pacific Community (SPC)…

Stat of the week: Proportion of Tongan females who own a mobile phone

The proportion of Tongan🇹🇴 females (aged 15 to 49 years) who own a mobile phone. This is only slightly lower than the level among Tongan males aged 15-49 years (88.3%).

Stat of the week: Proportion of victims who reported their victimisation to authorities in Tonga

35.8%: The proportion of female victims in Tonga, aged 15 to 49 years, who reported their victimisation to authorities (SDG indicator 16.3.1, sourced from the 2019 Tonga MICS) Explore more data:

Tropical Cyclone Harold provided invaluable data for future disaster response and planning

Good data is at the heart of planning for and responding to natural disasters in the Pacific. The region has invested heavily in tools to monitor changes in the environment, and be better prepared for the extreme conditions that can threaten Island…

State of the art Tonga tide gauge

With support from the Australian Government, the Tongan Government, and the Pacific Community (SPC), a tide gauge has been recording sea level and climate information in Tonga since January 1993. In 2018, 25 years later in its busy port location, the…

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.…

Improving Data Dissemination and Use in Pacific Island Countries

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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…

Community-led human rights campaigns off to a good start in the Pacific

Community-led human rights campaigns off to a good start in the Pacific In today’s world there are many issues close to the hearts of men and women, boys and girls. Globally, groups are uniting to bringing about change. In the Pacific it is no different…
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