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The files on this page contain the latest official statistics on St Helena in formats that we hope can be easily used and reused. Data files are organised into ‘Time Series’, which contain longitudinal indicators updated at specified time periods, such as monthly, quarterly, or annually; and “Surveys and Other”, with datasets from a specific survey, enquiry or analysis.

Population & Housing Census 2021

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Time Series

FileDescriptionFrequencyLast data pointLast updatedNext update due
Arrivals & Departures Estimates for arrivals and departures to and from St Helena, including nationality, reason and type of visit. MonthlyOctober 2020November 2020December 2020
InflationPrice InflationQuarterlyQuarter 3 2020October 2020January 2021
Human Development IndexEstimates of the HDI and the health, education and income components for St Helena, and global estimates and rankings for other countriesAnnual2017May 2019December 2020
AidAid spending on behalf of St HelenaAnnual2017January 2019December 2020
External TradeImports and Exports of goods and services by value, and exports of fish by species and quantityYearly and QuarterlyQuarter 1 2020July 2020November 2020
ProductionLivestock population, meat production, fish catches and sales, forestry and firewoodQuarterlyQuarter 3 2020November 2020January 2021
ClimateHumidity, rainfall, sunshine, wind, at selected locationsMonthlyOctober 2020 November 2020December 2020
GDPEstimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Gross National Income (GDP), corresponding growth rates, Gross Value Added by sector, and GDP and GNI per capitaAnnual (financial year)2018/19May 2020April 2021
BenefitsNumber of people and households receiving social benefits, including the Basic Island Pension, Income Related Benefits, and Unemployment BenefitsMonthlyOctober 2020 November 2020December 2020
ConstructionData on building permits issued and construction activityQuarterlyQuarter 3 2020November 2020January 2020
IncomesEstimates of average gross incomes from full time employmentAnnual2018/19January 2020January 2021
UtilitiesIndicators on water and electricity supply and consumptionQuarterly Quarter 2 2020 July 2020November 2020
PopulationPopulation estimates, the number of births and deaths, and life expectancyMonthlyOctober 2020November 2020December 2020
Ascension PopulationPopulation of Ascension IslandQuarterlyQuarter 1 2020 April 2020 November 2020
Exchange RatesAverage exchange rates of the St Helena pound to the South African Rand, Euro, and US DollarMonthlyOctober 2020November 2020December 2020
VehiclesNumber and type of vehicles registered and licenced on St HelenaQuarterlyQuarter 2 2020July 2020 November 2020
Community Estimates relating to community services, including Police, Fire & Rescue, and Judicial Services Quarterly Quarter 3 2020November 2020January 2020

Surveys and Other Datasets

FileDescriptionLast data pointLast updatedNext update due
2019 Business Survey Data used in the report on the 2019 Business Survey From 2018/19 March 2020 No updates are planned
2018 Business SurveyData used in the report on the 2018 Business SurveyFrom 2017/18March 2019No updates are planned
2017 HESData used in the report on the 2017 HESFrom October/November 2017May 2018No updates are planned
Census 2016All tabulations from the 2016 Population CensusFrom February, 2016April 2019No fixed update schedule
Population ProjectionsPopulation projections from 2016 to 2022, including age/sex breakdowns by yearAnnual, for 2016 to 2026November 2017No updates are expected