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Survey Results Indicated 2 Out of Every 3 FSM Households Struggles to Make Ends Meet

Press Release #S002-15
Palikir, Pohnpei - Office of SBOC
May 15, 2015

According to the latest publication released from the FSM Statistics Office entitled Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) 2013/14: Main Analysis Report, about 63% (2 out of every 3) of households in the FSM in 2013/14 incurred dissaving; in other words, their expenditure is more than their income. These are typically households whose annual income is below $15,000.

Comparison of average annual total income and expenditure by income groups – including imputed rents (US$)

Additionally, in 2014 prices, average monthly household disposable income has declined from $1,433 to $1,092 indicating a 3.3% loss of purchasing power each year for FSM households since 2005... Read More>>>

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Population Estimates - 2010 (Census)
FSM: Male52,193
FSM: Female50,650
Yap: Male5,635
Yap: Female5,742
Chuuk: Male24,835
Chuuk: Female23,819
Pohnpei: Male18,370
Pohnpei: Female17,825
Kosrae: Male3,352
Kosrae: Female3,264

Merchandise Trades (US$'000) - 2013
FSM: Import187,692
Yap: Imports29,021
Chuuk: Imports54,804
Pohnpei: Imports87,645
Kosrae: Imports16,222
FSM Exports: Total34,618
FSM Exports: Agricultural produce4,040
FSM Exports: Marine products23,137
FSM Exports: Other products495

Student Enrolment - SY11-12
Primary: Male11,747
Primary: Female11,172
Secondary: Male3,546
Secondary: Female3,706

GDP Estimates, Real (US$million) - 2012

CPI Annual Inflation Rates - Q4 2014 to Q4 2015
Dec-14 0.9
Mar-15 -0.5
Jun-15 -0.7
Sep-15 -1.0
Dec-15 -0.9

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