Stat of the week: It is estimated that 84.6% of people in Nauru living with a severe disability collect disability social protection benefits

It is estimated that 84.6% of people in Nauru living with a severe disability collect disability social protection benefits.   17 October is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, on the theme: Building forward together - Ending Persistent…

Stat of the week: Nearly one in five girls in Kiribati marry before they reach 18 years of age

Did you know? In 2018, nearly one in five girls (18,4%) in Kiribati marry before they reach 18 years of age.   Today, 11 October 2021, we celebrate International Day of the Girl Child.

Stats of the week: It is estimated that 95% of Niue's terrestrial key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas

It is estimated that 95% of Niue's terrestrial key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas in 2020, the highest percentage amongst Pacific Islands Countries and Territories.

Stats of the week: $1,091, gross tourism earnings (USD) per visitor to Samoa in 2020

$1,091: Gross tourism earnings (USD) per visitor to Samoa in 2020, a drop from the USD1,226 figure in 2019.   Today we celebrate World Tourism Day Tourism for inclusive growth

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​ ​

Data sharing collaboration makes Pacific health information more accessible than ever before

Image: Kolovai Health Centre in Tonga, credit: DFAT   The Pacific Data Hub and Tupaia today announced a data sharing collaboration that will see publicly available health data on the Pacific made more accessible than ever before. 

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.  

Using data to unravel the complex web of food systems

Image: Vegetables stalls at Auki market, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Credit: Filip Milovac, WorldFish The term “food systems” refers to the web of actions and interactions involving the production, processing, transport, trade, marketing and…

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.
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