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  • STATISTICS UPDATE: ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES

    Statistical updates for Arrivals and Departures and have been released on June 23, 2020 as follows: Arrivals and Departures, up to May 2020 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the statistics reports and publications page of the SHG website: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/statistics-reports-and-publications/. We welcome […]

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  • Leisure Arrivals increase by 19% in 2019

    The sixth Statistical Bulletin of 2020, issued today by the Statistics Office, illustrates trends in passenger arrivals and departures to and from St Helena, focusing on air transport since the start of the first scheduled air service in October 2017. Arrivals by air grew by 12% in 2019 compared to the previous year, with arrivals […]

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  • Statistics Office Releases Data on Potential Impact of COVID-19 on St Helena Community

    The St Helena Statistics Office has today released a Bulletin which outlines what is known about the expected impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the event there is an outbreak on the Island. This Bulletin provides estimates of the rates of infection and fatalities (deaths) and the statistical models available. It also discusses some of […]

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  • Statistics Update: Arrivals and Departures

    Statistical updates for Arrivals and Departures and have been released on May 18, 2020 as follows: Arrivals and Departures, up to April 2020 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the statistics reports and publications page of the SHG website: https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/statistics-reports-and-publications/. We welcome […]

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  • Gross Domestic Product for 2018/19 estimated to be £38.6 million

    The fourth Statistical Bulletin of 2020 has been released, with new estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Gross National Income (GNI) for 2018/19, and revised estimates for previous years. The new estimates indicate that the size of St Helena’s economy shrank slightly in 2018/19, by 1.1%. GDP for 2018/19 is measured at £38.1 million, […]

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  • Annual Price Inflation Rate at 1.7%

    The overall Retail Price Index was measured at 105.9 in the first quarter of 2020. This is unchanged from the rate of the fourth quarter of 2019, and an increase from 104.1 in the first quarter of 2019. This means that retail prices rose, on average, by 1.7% over the past year, between the first […]

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  • Statistics Update: Benefits, Exchange Rates and Community

    Several statistical updates have been released on March 11, 2020 as follows: Benefits, up to February 2020 Exchange Rates, up to February 2020 Community, up to Quarter 4 2019 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at  https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the statistics reports and publications page […]

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  • Statistics Update: Arrivals and Departures and Population

    Statistical updates for Arrivals and Departures and Population have been released on 12 March, 2020 as follows: Arrivals and Departures, up to January 2020 Population, up to January 2020 Additional statistical series and indicators are available at https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/st-helena/statistics/, and published statistical reports, including Statistical Bulletins, can be found on the statistics reports and publications page […]

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  • Statistics Update: Benefits, Climate, Exchange Rates, Vehicles, Production, Ascension Population

    Several statistical updates have been released on March 12, 2020 as follows: Benefits, up to January 2020 Climate , up to January 2020 Exchange Rates, up to January 2020 Vehicles, up to Quarter 4 2019 Production, up to Quarter 2019 Ascension Population , up to Quarter 4 2019 Additional statistical series and indicators are available […]

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  • Prices continue to go up, but annual inflation rate slows to 2.1%

    Latest rate of annual inflation estimated to be 2.1% between fourth quarter of 2019 and fourth quarter of 2018 Compared to a year ago, the largest increase in prices has been in ‘Transport’ and ‘Alcohol and Tobacco’ categories Average prices of items in each category went up or stayed the same compared to a year […]

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