Economic Statistics

Economics Statistics Program of the Tonga Statistics Department aims to provide high quality statistics on timely basis to assist evidence-based decision making and responsive to emerging demands at all levels. Data used are statistically collected and processed in statistical methods and standards. This is also statistically compiled and analyzed and disseminated. Reports are made available from Statistics Department and will also be available from the Department’s website.

Summary of Latest Economic Statistics

National Account



Growth Rate 2020-21 -2.7%
Real GDP TOP1,004.8million
GPD per capita TOP10,850
Manufacturing Production

Production 8.47% Decrease T$ 60.8 million
Employment 0.27% Decrease 718 persons on average
Wages/Salaries 8.09% Decrease T$ 27.8 million


Consumer Price Index
2023 July
Inflation rate 4.8
Monthly Change (%) -0.5
All items 125.2
Local 124.4
Import 125.8
International Merchandise Trade
2022 Quarter 4 (December)  T$(000)
Domestic Export 8,217,764
Re-export 1,658,223
Import 187,521,553
Balance of Trade -177,645,566
Balance of Payment
 2022 Quarter 4 (December) T$(000)
Balance of Goods and Service 192,383
Balance of Primary Income 21,788
Balance on Secondary Income 118,944
Balance of Current Account 51,651