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Fiji PEOPLE 2015
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Nationality:
noun: Fijian(s)
adjective: Fijian

Ethnic groups:
iTaukei 56.8% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.5%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 4.5% (European, part European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese)
note: a 2010 law replaces 'Fijian' with 'iTuakei' when referring to the original and native settlers of Fiji (2007 est.)

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

Religions:
Protestant 45% (Methodist 34.6%, Assembly of God 5.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 3.9%, and Anglican 0.8%), Hindu 27.9%, other Christian 10.4%, Roman Catholic 9.1%, Muslim 6.3%, Sikh 0.3%, other 0.3%, none 0.8% (2007 est.)

Population:
903,207 (July 2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 162
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 28.2% (male 130,013/female 124,423)
15-24 years: 17.1% (male 78,751/female 75,358)
25-54 years: 41.1% (male 190,035/female 181,268)
55-64 years: 7.8% (male 35,616/female 34,920)
65 years and over: 5.6% (male 24,282/female 28,541) (2014 est.) population pyramid:

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 52.5 %
youth dependency ratio: 43.9 %
elderly dependency ratio: 8.6 %
potential support ratio: 11.6 (2014 est.)

Median age:
total: 27.9 years
male: 27.7 years
female: 28.1 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.7% (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 145
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
19.86 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 87
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
6 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 164
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-6.86 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 203
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 52.2% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 1.55% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
SUVA (capital) 177,000 (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
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: 1.03 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
26 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 129
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 10.2 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 139
male: 11.24 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.1 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 72.15 years
country comparison to the world: 139
male: 69.53 years
female: 74.91 years (2014 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.51 children born/woman (2014 est.)
country comparison to the world: 80
[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 (2012 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 92.1% of population
rural: 81.7% of population
total: 87.2% of population
unimproved:
urban: 7.9% of population
rural: 18.3% of population
total: 12.8% of population (2012 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.2% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 112
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
900 (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 150
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 156
[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 ]

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
5.3% (2004)
country comparison to the world: 90
[see also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
4.2% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 102
[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: 16 years (2011)


NOTE: The information regarding Fiji on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Fiji PEOPLE 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Fiji PEOPLE 2015 should be addressed to the CIA.



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