This is the 2nd edition of Sanma Provincial Statistical Indicator (PSI). Its the update report of the Sanma PSI report published in 2015.
Statistics is very important in socio-economic development and planning process in every country; as such or Vanuatu. In 2016, Vanuatu initiated a National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP 2016 - 2030) which consists of the economics, social and environmental aspects of the livelihood of the people of Vanuatu. This report will greatly contribute to the monitoring of the progress of the NSDP at the provincial level.
A snapshot analysis of the indicators was from the province of Sanma. Detailed information on different topics and tables of special interest can be obtain from other publications or directly from other VNSO reports and databases.
VNSO will continue to work on this same report or other provinces, and ensure that the report is compiled on an annual basis. The purpose of this report is to provide a basic overview about social-economic status of the province of Sanma with an emphasis on administrative data to:
provide a general overview of the vast amount detailed information that is available at the provincial level
generate interest and desire for more sub national, for decision and policy makers especially at the provincial level, and
enhance the decision making process at the provincial level and sub provincial level.
Below is the summary of the report by topics. More information is in the report.
The population of Sanma province is about 58,917 in 2018 according to Sanma population projection estimates 2009-2018, 52% of them were male and 48% female. Like other provinces, Sanma population has a young age structure with 19% of the population aged less than 15 years and only 3% aged over 60 years as shown by the population pyramid.
Density is a good indicator or measure of how a place is crowded or scattered. The higher the number of youth population, the higher the crowding.
Sanma province has a total land area of 4,286 km square and a total population of 54,182 according to the 2016 population Mini census. This means that the average population density for Sanma province was 13 persons per km square, an increase of two people, from 11 people per km square since 2009.
Differences between the number of males and females can be seen using the sex ratio. In 2016, the sex ratio for Sanma province was 105 – meaning that for every 100 females, there are 105 males. There are more males than Females in Sanma province.
Environmental diseases in Sanma province recorded some interesting figures. The records shows skin scabies at 35% in 2016, conjunctives went up to 29% and scabies at 14%. The lowest records was other eye infections conditions in 2016 at 2%, Fish poisoning and yaws 1% each.
Total facilities recorded an increase of 11% from 2016 to 2017. Aid Posts increased by 36%, Specialized clinics by 21%, Health Centres and Dispensaries by 10% and OPD and Emergency by 1%.
Birth Deliveries in Sanma Province recorded an increase of 4% from 2016 to 2017 but decreased by 4% in 2018 over 2017. More than half of the Birth Deliveries occur in hospitals with 67% share followed by Health Centres/Dispensaries at 23%, Community setting (by TBA) at 6%, Aid Posts at 3% and Community setting (without SBA or TBA) at 1%.
According to VEMIS report the Early Childhood Education (ECE) recorded the highest in 2018 with 838 enrolments, followed by Primary school with 455 enrolments. Secondary school is slowly picking up while the Post school education and training remained constant compared to 2016 to 2017.
Student Classroom Ratio (SCR) is defined as average number of pupils per classroom. In a school year the ideal size is 30 students per classroom. The steady trend show that the SCR is within the range of 30 students per classroom in 2018 with the highest number of students is 23 per classroom.
According to VEMIS reports the standard student teacher ratio is 1 teacher to 30 students. Sanma Province has shown a positive progress in this standard throughout each of the educational level in which the student teacher ratio lies within the standard range. In contrast, the highest student teacher ratio is evident within the ECE level in 2017 with ratio of 1 teacher to 31 students.
The total number of teachers has shown an increase of 967 in 2018 compared to 904 in the previous year. By educational level, ECE recorded an increase of 19% in 2018 and Primary at 5% while Secondary decreased by 2% over the previous year.
For more information, download the report from the link below.
This is the 2nd edition of the Provincial Statistical Indicators (PSI) report. The report is an update of the first edition in 2014.
Statistics is very important in the socio-economic development and planning process in every country; as such for Vanuatu. In 2016, Vanuatu initiated a National Development Plan (NSDP 2016 - 2030) which consists of the economic, social and environmental aspects of the livelihood of the people of Vanuatu. This report will greatly contribute to the monitoring of the progress of the NSDP at the provincial level.
A snapshot analysis of the indicators was from the province of Malampa. Detailed information on different topics and tables of special interest can be obtained from other publications or directly from other reports and database.
VNSO will continue to work on the same report for ther provinces, and ensure that the report is compiled on an annual basis. the purpose of this report is to provide a basic overview about the socio-Economic status of Malampa with emphasis on administration data to:
Provide a general overview of the vast amount of detailed information that is available at the provincial level;
generate interest and desire for more sub national information, for decision and policy makers especially at the provincial level
enhance the decision-making process at the provincial level and sub provincial level.
Below is the summary of the report by topics. More information is in the report.
The 2018 population projections estimated that around 41,575 people were living in private households in Malampa province of which 51% were male and 49% female. Key feature of the Malampa population is that it has a young age structure with 38% of the population aged under 15 years and only 8% aged over 60 years as shown by the population pyramid.
Density is a good indicator of how population is distributed by area. A number higher than 12 persons per km2 shows that the area is crowded.
Malampa province has a total land area of 2,779 km2 and a total population of 39,997 according to 2016 mini census. This means that the average population density for Malampa province was 14 persons per km2, an increase by one person, from 13 persons per km2 in 2009.
Differences between the number of males and females can be measured using the sex ratio. In 2016, the sex ratio for Malampa province was 102, meaning that there are 102 males for every 100 females. It also means that there are slightly higher number of males than females in Malampa. Compared to 2009 the sex ratio for Malampa is increasing for males from 101 to 102.
By education level, the ECE stood very high throughout the three years (2016 to 2018) recording the highest share of 838 schools in 2018 followed by primary school with 455 schools, Secondary with 104 schools and Post Education and Training with 7. Secondary level is gradually getting bigger as shown in 2018 at 104 schools compared to only 93 schools in both 2017 and 2016.
According to the MoET regulation order number 44 of 2005, the national Student-Teacher ratio by education level is 15 pupils to 1 teacher in ECE, 1 teacher to 30 pupils in Primary, and 25-30 students per teacher in Secondary level. For the ECE level, the student-teacher ratio dramatically decreased from 23 in 2016 to 8 in 2018. Primary level shows a slight increase of 1 teacher to 26 students in 2018 from 1:24 in 2017. Unlike ECE and Primary, the student-teacher ratio for secondary level in 2016 was at 1:29, and decreased to 1:20 in 2017 but in 2018 increased again to 1:22.
In accordance to VEMIS digest annual reports, Student Classroom Ratio (SCR) is defined as average number of pupils per classroom, and in a school year the ideal size should be 30 students per classroom. The steady growth trend in SCR for Malampa province is below the standard ideal size at 22 students per classroom in 2018.
The number of teaching staff by sex indicates that from 2016 to 2017, there is a huge increase in total female staff from 280 to 445 (a difference of 165 teachers) compared to male teachers (an increase of only 29 male staff). In 2018 total male teachers decreased in number (difference of 11 staff from previous year) while the number of female staff increased by 50 over the previous year.
Copra export for Malampa had a huge fall in export from 5,543 tons in 2015 to 2,857 tons in 2016. And in 2017, there was a slight increase of 3,909 over the previous year. But in 2018 the export of copra decreased again to 3,873 metric tonnes.
Beef supplies for Malampa province, in quantity has been increasing steadily from 2015 to 2017 except in 2018 at 30 tonnes, a drop in production from 37 tonnes in 2017.
Fish supplies in Malampa province has not been steady as shown in figure 19. In 2016 there was a difference of 2 tonnes drop in production over the previous year and an increase of 4 tonnes in 2017 over 2016 and yet another significant fall in production by 5 tons in 2018 over the previous year.
Other products include the production of river prawns, lobster, squid and octopus. The highest production of other products in kilogram was in 2015 and 2016 with a production of 64 kg in total for both years. Between the periods 2015 to 2018 the production of River prawns, Lobster and Octopus seems to be decreasing except for Squid.
Forests play an important role in the socio-economic and traditional aspects of people’s livelihood. The number of tree planting in Malampa over Vanuatu total in 2016 was the highest by 50% in share compared to 2017 of only 28% and 15% in 2018.
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