Stat of the week: 47% of households in PNG had access to electricity in 2018

47% of households in Papua New Guinea had access to electricity in 2018, a big improvement from the 20% figure in 2010.  

Stat of the week: The maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres

Did you know the maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres?

Stat of the week: 98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school

  98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school. (PILNA 2018)

Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea is estimated to produce 495 tonnes of Vanilla per year

Papua New Guinea is estimated to produce 495 tonnes of Vanilla per year, and is the fifth leading Vanilla Bean producer in the world.

Stat of the week: proportion of the population in the Pacific aged from 15 to 24 years old

Did you know that Pacific populations are young? 18% of the population in the Pacific Islands Countries and territories is aged from 15 to 24 years old. Discover more data:

Stat of the week: Prevalence of undernourishment in the Solomon Islands

It is estimated that the habitual food consumption of 13.2% of the Solomon Islands population is insufficient to provide the dietary energy levels required to maintain a normal active and healthy life.

Stat of the week: median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the Solomon Islands

18.8 months is the median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the Solomon Islands (2015 Demographic and Health Survey). Explore more data: 

Stat of the week: cumulative cases of COVID-19 in 11 Pacific Island Countries and Territories

There have been 67,420 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in 11 Pacific Island Countries and Territories as of 22 July 2021, with 86% reported in 3 countries (Fiji, French Polynesia and Papua New Guinea).

Stat of the week: Number of women of reproductive age in PNG have their family planning needs met using modern methods

One-half of women of reproductive age in PNG have their family planning needs met using modern methods (Demographic and Health survey 2016-18). Explore more data:

Stat of the week: Red List of Threatened Species Index score in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Red List Index score of 0.83 (measured on a scale from 0 to 1)…
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