Pacific Statistics Methods Board

The third meeting of the Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) will occur from 23 to 24 May, 2019, at Statistics New Zealand's office in Auckland, New Zealand. The meeting will cover the following topics:

Gender statistics in the Pacific

QGIS Workshop

Regional Workshop on the Use of Geographical Information Systems for the Conduct of Agricultural and Population Censuses and Surveys Learn more about this event:SDD event website For further information please contact: GIS Officer, Mr Luis De La Rua

Workshop on populating labour market indicators and standardising microdata

The workshop is to be delivered in partnership between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Pacific Community (SPC), with funding support from the World Bank through the Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), for the benefit…

PopGIS3: a new tool to visualise development statistics in Tonga

A new online mapping application developed by SPC, and called PopGIS3, is being released today in Tonga – the first Pacific Island country to benefit from this technology. It will allow visualisation of data according to where it has been collected, also…

UNICEF and SPC partner to improve data for children, women and people with disabilities across the Pacific islands

Today, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and The Pacific Community (SPC) announced a new partnership to support the strengthening of data collection and data analysis to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children, women and people with…

Kiribati investing in better data to help achieve its development goals

On 30 July 2018, the Republic of Kiribati launched a project to update data on households and institutions across the nation’s 23 inhabited islands. This data will been an invaluable tool for Kiribati’s development planning, ensuring that resources are…

A real-world experiment with real-world data

The demand for timely, reliable and disaggregated development statistics is greater than ever before, especially as countries around the world strive to monitor their progress towards Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What do users want? Outcome of a Statistics User Survey at CRGA 48

What do users want? What do users really want or need? This is a question that all service providers, including the Statistics for Development Division (SDD) of SPC – and SPC at large – should ask themselves. In the case of SDD, which aims to “strengthen…

Supporting data driven progress towards SDGs in Pacific Agriculture and Fisheries

Policy decisions relating to food security and sustainable agricultural development can now be made more effectively based on high quality, timely and relevant statistics. This is the vision of the Pacific Strategic Plan for Agricultural and Fisheries…
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