About the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office

The Solomon Islands National Statistics Of­fice (SINSO) is a Government department / divi­sion within the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. The SINSO is mandated to compile and disseminate official statistics of the Solomon Islands guided under the Statis­tics Act 1970 (Amend­ments 2007) and the Census Act 1959.

The SINSO serves as the leading source of quality data on the popula­tion and economy. The Government Statis­tician (GS) and his Sta­tistics Management team lead the SINSO.

The office is made up of four sections which include:

  • Eco­nomic Statistics Unit
  • Social and Demography Statistics Unit
  • Census and Survey Statistics Unit
  • Executive Man­agement and Support Services Unit

Our Services

  • Design standardized statistical instruments for pro­ducing the Solomon Islands’ statistics: harmonized clas­sifications, organizational methods and structures, and technical standards.
  • Harmonise statistical information: drawing up set common concepts, languages and tools for producing statistics.
  • Produce the Solomon Islands’ statistics: consolidate the statistics of the Provinces and ensuring that they are comparable.
  • Supply statistical information: identify, analyze and interpret the Solomon Islands’ statistical data.
  • Disseminate statistical information
  • Coordinate the Solomon Islands’ Statistical System
  • Advise statistical systems: help to improve the na­tional statistical systems and promote good practice within the Solomon Islands’ Statistical System.
  • Promote research and development: encourage re­search into techniques and tools for collecting, pro­cessing and analyzing data.

Essential Services

Statistics Research

Documents & Links


National Census Office Newsletters

National Statistics Office Newsletters

Office Brochures

  1. Solomon Islands Poverty Maps based on 2012 13 HIES and 2009 Population Housing Census
  2. SI Poverty Map Brochure
  3. National Statistics Office Pamphlet 2018
  4. National Statistics Development Strategy NSDS 2015-2035 Brochure




Express Directory

Here you will find the direct contact details for the Government Statistician. Please feel free to get in touch should you have any queries you wish to discuss.

Government Statistician (+677) 23951 or (+677) 28881


If you’re in the Solomon Islands and wish to visit us, our office location is provided below for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you.

Physical Address
National Statistics Office
Government Office,
Honiara, Solomon Islands.
27835 / 23422
Opening Hours
Monday-Friday 8am–4:30pm

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