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  • Statistical Update: Arrivals and Departures

    The latest estimates have been released for the numbers of passenger arrivals and departures to and from St Helena. Please note that these estimates are provisional. Arrivals In March 2024, there were an estimated 314 arrivals, with 267 arriving by air. 139 people arrived for leisure, including 58 non-St Helenians, and 81 St Helenians visiting […]

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  • Statistical Update: Price Inflation

    The Statistics Office has released new estimates of the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the annual inflation rate for Q1, 2024. The RPI is a statistical measure of the change in retail prices on St Helena; an increase in the RPI means that, on average, prices have gone up since the last time they were […]

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  • Statistical Bulletin No. 2, 2024: Wages from Full-Time Employment

    This Statistical Bulletin releases new estimates of gross annual incomes of full-time employees (i.e. wages) for the 2022/23 financial year, with comparable estimates for previous years from 2013/14 onwards. To download a PDF version of this Bulletin, please click here. These estimates measure gross before-tax incomes of persons in regular full-time employment on St Helena, […]

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  • Statistical Update: Population

    The St Helena Statistics Office has released new estimates for the total population of St Helena, and the number of births and deaths. Please note that these population estimates are provisional. At the end of February 2024 there were an estimated 4,332 people on the island, a decrease from the end of January, when there […]

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  • Statistical Update: Arrivals and Departures

    The latest estimates have been released for the numbers of passenger arrivals and departures to and from St Helena. Please note that these estimates are provisional. Arrivals In February 2024, there were an estimated 458 arrivals, with 343 arriving by air. 234 people arrived for leisure, including 177 non-St Helenians, and 57 St Helenians visiting […]

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  • Statistical Updates: Benefits and Exchange Rates

    New Statistical updates have been released on March 21, 2024 on Benefits, up to February 2024 Exchange Rates, up to February 2024 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, and published statistical reports, as well as Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the relevant statistics pages of the SHG website: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/reports/ and https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/bulletins/. We welcome comments and […]

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  • Statistical Update: Visitor Expenditure

    The Statistics Office has released new provisional range estimates of the expenditure of visitors for 2023, of between £4.6 and £6.4 million. This is roughly the same as in 2018, and only slightly lower than 2019, the year directly before the COVID-19 pandemic, which was between £4.8 and £6.6 million. Note that the exports of […]

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  • Statistical Update: Population

    The St Helena Statistics Office has released new estimates for the total population of St Helena, and the number of births and deaths. Please note that these population estimates are provisional. At the end of January 2024 there were an estimated 4,388 people on the island, a decrease from the end of December, when there […]

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  • Statistical Update: Arrivals and Departures

    The latest estimates have been released for the numbers of passenger arrivals and departures to and from St Helena. Please note that these estimates are provisional. Arrivals In January 2024, there were an estimated 625 arrivals, with 449 arriving by air. 237 people arrived for leisure, including 147 non-St Helenians, and 90 St Helenians visiting […]

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  • Statistical Update: Population of Ascension Island and Tristan da Cuhna

    New statistical updates have been released for the Population of Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha on January 31, 2024. The latest data file is here, with estimates of the Ascension population to Q4, 2023, and Tristan da Cuhna to Q2, 2023. Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/. We welcome comments and suggestions on […]

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