Tongan Statisticians gathered to celebrate World Statistics Day with the theme ‘Better data, Better lives’ today with the launch of the 2016 Population Census Report, and the Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2015/16 Report (HIES), at the Basillica of St Anthony of Padua in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 20 October 2017
Thursday 20 April 2017
Samoa is leading the Asia Pacific region in statistical data transparency becoming the first country in the area to launch a new National Summary Data Page (NSDP), a one-stop statistics shop for publishing essential macroeconomic data, critical for monitoring economic conditions and policies.
Wednesday 14 September 2016
Some 22.5% of Tonga’s population - or over 23,200 people live below the national poverty line, according to the Asian Development Bank's latest statistics released yesterday. The high cost of living as well as lack of access to basic infrastructure, services and utilities and the lack of employment or opportunities to generate income make it difficult for people to meet their basic needs.
Saturday 28 May 2016
Statisticians from governments and development partners throughout the Pacific will meet in Lautoka, Fiji, next week to discuss major statistical projects that will inform government policy and decision making, supporting sustainable development in the region.