Stat of the week: 90% is the estimated completion rate in upper secondary school for girls in Tonga
Did you know? 90% is the estimated completion rate in upper secondary school for girls in Tonga (80% for boys).
Stat of the week: In Tonga, 96% of the informal employment is in non-agriculture sectors
Did you know? In Tonga, 96% of the informal employment is in non-agriculture sectors in 2021. For more information on this indicator, click this link.
Ocean Science Fact: Tropical Cyclones in Tonga
Tropical cyclone in Tonga: El Nino Southern Oscillation hasn’t had a significant impact on the intensity and frequency of the tropical cyclones in this region, but it has modified the location of the genesis of TCs. Tonga was the spot of the genesis…
'Positive Sei’ bringing hope to homes on the airwaves
Tonga was still picking up the pieces after the Hunga volcanic eruption and tsunami waves when the pandemic reached its shores. The volcano’s ashfall had damaged roads, polluted water and destroyed crops. The tsunami waves battered homes and strewn…
Travelling along Tonga’s road to recovery
After a volcanic eruption, a tsunami and the continuing challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak, the people of Tonga are united in an effort to protect their communities and rebuild their island nation. However Pacific nations and organizations always rise…
In the aftermath of Tonga's Hunga volcano eruption: A PW Podcast
S04-E01: In the aftermath of Tonga's Hunga volcano eruption On Saturday 15 January 2022, the Hunga volcano erupted sending a plume of ash and volcanic gas 30 kilometers into the atmosphere and generating tsunami waves across the Pacific. The full impact…
Energy resilience and security in focus as Pacific recovers from another natural disaster
Energy resilience and security in focus as Pacific recovers from another natural disaster The Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami in the Kingdom of Tonga on 15 January 2022 is yet another serious reminder of the increasingly…
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: