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National Strategy for Development of Statistics

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

Poverty

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

Cyclone Gita Household Impact Assessment

TSD carried out a Household Impact Assessment census after the tropical cyclone Gita and has released its report on the 6th November, 2018

Sustainable Development Goal

The department’s trying to improve the statistical system and providing trainings to enable statisticians to generate indicators accommodating the SDGs.

This year we’ve managed to get a sneak peak of the Food Consumption pattern in Tonga based on the 2016/16 Household Income and Expenditure Survey.

Consumer Price

Rebase of the Consumer Price Index after a very long time attempt in the month of September 2018

Population

100,651

Balance of Payment

107,689
(Capital Account)

Migration

Arrival: 16,324 
Departure: 12,147

 

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STEP Survey

STEP Survey

Latest survey STEPS was done in 2017, as a result of a collaborated work of the Ministry of Health and the Tonga Statistics Department, where the Thematic of the questionnaire was done by MOH and the Survey assistance was carried out by TSD.

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National Strategy for the Development of Statistics

Latest survey STEPS was done in 2017, as a result of a collaborated work of the Ministry of Health and the Tonga Statistics Department, where the thematic of the questionnaire was done by MOH with information on Tobacco, alcohol and kava consumption; Diet;...

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Poverty

Poverty

The Government Statistics was and is still taking the lead in carrying in-depth studies of POVERTY in Tonga, looking into the best approach to best measure poverty in Tonga. And have found and believe that the Bristol approach is the best suite. Though working closely...

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Latest Release Reports

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2019-Qtr_June_Balance_of_Payment

February 17, 2020
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January 2020_CPI

February 16, 2020
469 KB
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Tonga Disability Survey Report 2018

February 16, 2020
4 MB
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December report 2019

January 10, 2020
537 KB

2019– 2020 Financial Year Activities

Consultative Workshop to Raise Awareness(Youth,People and Disability)
27-28 March, 2019  
House of Tonga

Training & Workshop on Work and Labour Force Statistics
1-5 April,2019
Tungi Colonade Conference Room

Tonga MultipleIndicator Cluster Survey  (TMICs 2019)
16 April, 2019  
Church of Tonga Conference Room

Final Consultative Workshop to Raise Awareness (Youth,People and Disability)
28 June, 2019  
House of Tonga

National Account Training & Workshop
8 – 9 October, 2019  
TFHA Training Room

New Tools for making official Population Statistics Easier to Create & Use
8 – 9 October, 2019  
TFHA Training Room

Stata Training and Workshop
13 – 21 November, 2019  
Tonga Statistics Department

 

2018– 2019 Financial Year Activities

Tropical Cyclone Gita Household Impact Assessment Survey
July, 2018 (verification)

Labour Force Survey
July, 2018

CSPro and Stata training for the National Statistical System (NSDS)
16 – 24 July, 2018 (9am – 5pm)
House of Tonga

Mapping on Small area estimation training for the NSDS
10 – 15 July, 2018 (9am – 5pm)
House of Tonga

National Workshop on Tonga National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS)
23 – 27 July, 2018 (9am – 5pm)
Tanoa Hotel

Disability Pilot Survey
27 August – 08 Sept., 2018

Disability Survey Main training
24 Sept. – 05 October, 2018 (9am – 5pm)
Free Church of Tonga, Kapeta 

Disability Survey Field work
08 October – 08 December, 2018

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