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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.

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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. MonthlyAugust
November 2021
InflationPrice InflationQuarterlyQuarter 2 2021July 2021October 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 2022
AidAid spending on behalf of St HelenaAnnual2017January 2019January 2022
External TradeImports and Exports of goods and services by value, and exports of fish by species and quantityYearly and QuarterlyQuarter 1 2021August 2021August 2022
ProductionLivestock population, meat production, fish catches and sales, forestry and firewoodQuarterlyQuarter 4 2020July 2021November 2021
ClimateHumidity, rainfall, sunshine, wind, at selected locationsMonthlyMarch 2021 July 2021December 2021
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)2019/20September 2021September 2022
BenefitsNumber of people and households receiving social benefits, including the Basic Island Pension, Income Related Benefits, and Unemployment BenefitsMonthlySeptember 2021 October 2021November 2021
ConstructionData on building permits issued and construction activityQuarterlyQuarter 3 2021October 2021January 2021
IncomesEstimates of average gross incomes from full time employmentAnnual2019/20April 2021January 2022
UtilitiesIndicators on water and electricity supply and consumptionQuarterly Quarter 2 2021October 2021November 2021
PopulationPopulation estimates, the number of births and deaths, and life expectancyMonthlyJuly 2021August 2021November 2021
Ascension PopulationPopulation of Ascension IslandQuarterlyQuarter 2 2021October 2021 November 2021
Exchange RatesAverage exchange rates of the St Helena pound to the South African Rand, Euro, and US DollarMonthlySeptember 2021October 2021November 2021
VehiclesNumber and type of vehicles registered and licenced on St HelenaQuarterlyQuarter 2 2021July 2021 January 2021
Community Estimates relating to community services, including Police, Fire & Rescue, and Judicial Services Quarterly Quarter 3 2020November 2020November 2021

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