Population Census 2021

Preparations are running for the Population Census in November 2021

National Strategy for Development of Statistics

Release of the first ever strategy for Tonga’s National Statistical System on the 6th November, 2018


Tonga will be the very first country in the pacific to have poverty statistics and the report of accessing its progress towards the eradication of poverty in the kingdom will be out on the 2018 Tonga Statistics Day the 6th November, 2018


at 30 Nov 2016

Consumer Price Index

Inflation 2019: 1.2%
September 2020: (Deflation)

Gross Domestic Product

Growth Rates 2019-20: 0.7%
Real GDP: TOP 1,034.9 million

Current Account Balance

(Capital Account)


Arrival: 16,324 
Departure: 12,147
 in 2018

Latest News

Poverty Verification Survey in response to COVID-19

The Tongan Government is planning stimulus packages aimed at poor households to help alleviate the difficulties of COVID-19. To determine those that are applicable for the stimulus packages, the Statistics Department have conducted verification survey fieldwork (April...

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March CPI report released

Consumer Price Index for March 2021 increased by 1.4% with an Annual inflation Rate of 3.3%. Click here to download latest report.

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Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2020-21

The Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) 2020-21 began preparations in 2020 with training conducted in November and fieldwork December 2020. It is currently running now with plans to complete all fieldwork by October 2021.

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Upcoming Events

National Population Census 2021


Applications Closed

Job Available at Tonga Statistics Department


Latest Releases

Teacher and Student Corner

Click to access all the supplementary materials for the Tongan high schools outreach program.

Links below will lead to data-related platforms

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