TYPSS Partners

A range of development partners contribute to the implementation of TYPSS including:


Main focus of the assistance provided

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)[1] Leadership and institutional strengthening, including individual capacity development and mentoring. Capacity development and technical training in collaboration with regional donors.
Asia Development Bank (ADB) Bilateral TA in economic statistics

Analysis of National statistics

Capacity development of national statistics offices


International Monetary Fund (IMF) Has specific projects on areas such as government finance statistics.
Pacific Financial technical Assistance Centre (PFTAC)


Economic and financial and balance of payment statistics
Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century  (PARIS21) National statistics development strategies

Advocacy about use and importance of statistics

Data dissemination (tools)


Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Population and Housing Censuses

Economic surveys (Household Income and Expenditure Surveys; establishment surveys)

Social Surveys (Demographic and Health Surveys; Labour Force surveys; multi-development indicator surveys)

Analysis of Demographic, social and economic statistics

Development of national statistical strategies in partnership with Paris21

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Economic Statistics (National Accounts, Prices, Trade, Business Register)

Education statistics (including start-up work on regional EMIS technical support facility)

Capacity development of national statistics offices

Statistical standards and classifications

Statistics New Zealand Attachments of NSO staff to New  Zealand; training; individual capacity development and mentoring;  institutional strengthening projects; leadership development; Census and survey assistance

One full-time equivalent staff member posted to Tokelau NSO.


Main focus of the assistance provided

UN agencies (ILO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UN women, UNESCAP, UNSIAP, WHO) TA for sectoral or issue specific surveys and analysis (for example poverty analysis or assessment and analysis of gender violence) and administrative databases.

Support for specific surveys such as sexual and reproductive health surveys, labour market surveys, demographic and health surveys.

Training (particularly through SIAP)

Oversight and promotion of international frameworks and standards

Support for Census analysis such as gender and youth monographs


University of the South Pacific (USP) Training and education for Statistics


The World Bank Statistical capacity building