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On Tuesday, the 6th of November, 2018 at Tanoá International hotel, marked the National Statistics Day, by launching 5 main reports which were:

  1. National Strategy for the Development of Statistics report
  2. Post-disaster needs assessment: Gita Cyclone Report Tonga 2018 report
  3. Food Consumption pattern in Tonga based on 2015/16 Household income and Expenditure Survey report
  4. Consumer Price Index rebase report on the month of September 2018
  5. Assessing progress towards the eradication of poverty in the Kingdom of Tonga report

Also the public awareness of the Tonga Statistics Department Website and the inclusion of the PopGIS mapping tool for viewing of the 2016 Population Housing and Census data.

Keynote Address was given by the Guest of Honour: Prime Minister Honourable Ákilisi Pohiva, and the Director for Statistics for Development Division: Dr. ‘Ofa Ketuú in SPC gave a brief report on the Microdata workshop - Improving data dissemination and use in Tonga and Pacific Islands.

Later followed in the evening session, by a small Statistical Exhibitions of various statistics, together with running of the Microdata Workshop for 8 countries (Cook, Tuvalu, Fiji, Vanuatu, FSM, Nauru and Samoa) with are 7 Government Statisticians and 2 other representatives. This workshop was run by 2 SPC consultants and the SPC Director for Statistics for Development Division, also Tonga’s GS and AGS