Promoting the development of online local content by the private sector

About the Project

A proxy for measuring the development of local content by the private sector is the number of registered domains per person in a country, which can be found here.

The world average of registered private sector domains per person in 2021 was 0.02. In 2022, out of 16 Forum Island Countries, 3 had a private sector domain registered per person above the world average:

Cook Islands  0.03
Fiji 0.00
French Polynesia 0.01
Kiribati 0.00
Marshall Islands 0.02
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 0.00
Nauru 0.02
New Caledonia 0.01
Niue 0.07
Palau 0.11
Papua New Guinea 0.00
Samoa 0.00
Solomon Islands 0.00
Tonga 0.00
Tuvalu 0.02
Vanuatu 0.00

Start and End Date

Not Available

Geographical Focus

Pacific Region

Main Beneficiary

Government and Private Sector



Budget ($)


Implementing Agency


Contact Person

Andrea Ibba
Pacific E-commerce Coordinator

Policy Area

PA2. ICT Infrastructure & Services

Strategic Output

2.3. Demand for connectivity is stimulated across the Pacific.


2.3.1 Promote development of online local content by the private sector

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