Stat of the week: 13% of seats were held by women in the national parliament in 2023 in Samoa

Did you know? 13% of seats were held by women in the national parliament in 2023 in Samoa, up from 8% in 2022.

Stat of the week: On March 8th, we celebrated the human rights of an estimated 6.449 million women in the Pacific

Did you know? On March 8th, we celebrated the human rights of an estimated 6.449 million women in the Pacific. The Pacific's women are renowned for their resilience, wisdom, and grace. They embody the vibrant diversity and rich cultural heritage of…

Stat of the week: The average household size in New Caledonia is 2.5 people

Did you know? The average household size in New Caledonia is 2.5 people (2019 Population and Housing Census).

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: 96% of the population in Marshall Islands lives within the 0 to 10m Low Elevation Coastal Zone in 2021

Did you know? 96% of the population in Marshall Islands lives within the 0 to 10m Low Elevation Coastal Zone in 2021. Discover more population statistics on the Population Dashboard.

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.

Stat of the week: Less than 60% of households in the Solomon Islands had access to electricity in 2018

Did you know? Less than 60% of households in the Solomon Islands had access to electricity in 2018. Electricity is crucial for poverty alleviation, economic growth, and improved living standards (Our World in Data).

Pacific Stats Advent Calendar 2023: Sharing some Pacific Statistics to explore challenges in the region

Starting today until the 25th of December, the Pacific Community and the Pacific Data Hub will share some of the key statistics highlighted through our "Stat of the week" series. Everyday, you'll be able to open a new statistic and see an overview of…

Stat of the week: In Papua New Guinea, 54% of women (15-64 years) experienced physical violence by their partner at least once in their lifetime in 2018

In Papua New Guinea, 54% of women (15-64 years) experienced physical violence by their partner at least once in their lifetime in 2018.

Stat of the week: In Tuvalu, 6% of children (00-04) were moderately or severely stunted in 2020

In Tuvalu, 6% of children (00-04) were moderately or severely stunted in 2020. Did you know? The 20th of November is World Children's Day, a day to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide and improve children's welfare…
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