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Fiji PEOPLE 2014
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SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 28, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Fijian(s)
adjective: Fijian

Ethnic groups:
Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.6%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 3.9% (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese) (2007 census)

Languages:
English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani

Religions:
Protestant 55.4% (Methodist 34.6%, Assembly of God 5.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.9%, Anglican 0.8%, other 10.4%), Hindu 27.9%, Roman Catholic 9.1%, Muslim 6.3%, Sikh 0.3%, other or unspecified 0.3%, none 0.7% (2007 census)

Population:
896,758 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 162
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 28.4% (male 129,938/female 124,374)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 17.4% (male 79,597/female 76,080)
25-54 years: 41.1% (male 188,488/female 179,760)
55-64 years: 7.6% (male 34,251/female 33,753)
65 years and over: 5.6% (male 23,212/female 27,305) (2013 est.)

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 52.2 %
[see also: Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio country ranks ]
youth dependency ratio: 43.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 8.3 %
potential support ratio: 12.1 (2013)

Median age:
total: 27.6 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 27.4 years
female: 27.8 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.73% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 140
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
20.28 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 86
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
5.96 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 166
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-6.99 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 200
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 52% of total population (2010)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
SUVA (capital) 174,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2013 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
26 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 130
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 10.46 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 141
male: 11.53 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.33 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 71.87 years
country comparison to the world: 139
male: 69.26 years
female: 74.62 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.54 children born/woman (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 82
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
3.8% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 169
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
0.43 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
2.1 beds/1,000 population (2009)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
rural: 92.2% of population
total: 96.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 7.8% of population
total: 3.7% of population (2011 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 92.1% of population
rural: 81.7% of population
total: 87.1% of population
unimproved:
urban: 7.9% of population
rural: 18.3% of population
total: 12.9% of population (2011 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 123
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
fewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 141
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 151
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
30.6% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 25
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
4.1% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 106
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.7%
male: 95.5%
female: 91.9% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 15.7 years (2011)


NOTE: The information regarding Fiji on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Fiji PEOPLE 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Fiji PEOPLE 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.



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