Stat of the week: 68.9% of Fiji's population used the internet in 2018

Did you know? The number of internet users per 100 inhabitants in Fiji is estimated to have more than doubled between 2012 and 2018, from 33.7 to 68.9. The indicator proportion of individuals using the Internet is defined as the proportion of individuals…

Stat of the week: $2,230 is the average price per metric tonne for coconut oil

Did you know? In the Pacific, coconut is king. It helps drive many Pacific economies that rely on it and its oil.  In March 2022, the average price per metric tonne for coconut oil peaked at US$2,230. In April 2022, the price dropped slightly to US$2,095…

Stat of the week: 53% of Papua New Guinea's total final energy consumption comes from renewable sources

Did you know? 53% of Papua New Guinea's total final energy consumption comes from renewable sources.    

Stat of the week: 7.13% of household expenditure in Tokelau is on tobacco

Did you know ? In 2015, 7.13% of household expenditure in Tokelau was on tobacco. On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day, WHO remind us the harmful impact of the tobacco industry on the environment is vast and growing adding unnecessary pressure to…

Stat of the week: Sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Did you know? In 2017, sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. 

Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35.9 million hectares of forest

  Did you know? Papua New Guinea has an estimated 35,855,760 million hectares of forest.   Did you know? For millions of people across the world, wood helps provide safe drinking water, food and shelter - but wood can do much more and is a renewable…

Stat of the week: Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific

Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific (age 15 years and over). Age Mid-year population estimate, females, 2022* All ages (15+) 6,227,000 15-19 588,400 20-24 515,300 25-29 511,400 30-34 444,200 35-39

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: There are four languages with statutory recognition but an estimated 832 living languages in Papua New Guinea

Did you know that Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically diverse countries in the world? There are four languages with statutory recognition (English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu, Sign) but an estimated 832 living languages.  

Stat of the week: It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019

It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019.  Did you know? Pulses are important crops for: Nutritional value Food security Environmental benefits For more information on Pulses Day, visit the United Nations…
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