Population of Fiji 2021

As of 2021, the latest population of Fiji is 935,974, based on AllCityPopulation calculation of the current data from UN (United Nations).

Population Distribution

Total population 935,974
Population growth rate 0.50%
Birth rate 18.60 births per 1,000 people
Life expectancy
Overall 71.87 years
Men 69.26 years
Women 74.62 years
Age structure
0-14 years 27.45%
15-64 years 65.75%
65 years and above 6.80%
Median age 28.20 years
Gender ratio (Male to Female) 1.03
Population density 51.22 residents per kmĀ²
Urbanization 51.70%
Ethnicities
57% Melanesians, 38% Indian; Rotumas, Chinese, Europeans and others
Religions
Christians 52% (Methodists 37%, Catholics (Roman Catholic) 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslims 8%, Others 2% note: Fijians are mainly Christians, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986)
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.724
HDI ranking 98th out of 194

People in Fiji

The population of Fiji is made up of Polynesians and Melanesians. In addition, there is a high proportion of people who have immigrated to the islands from India. Because the Europeans mostly use Indian workers on their sugar cane plantations (see Economy). They also brought their own culture, which has been preserved to this day. The Indian population mostly lives in the regions of the sugar cane plantations and in the larger cities. A small proportion of the Chinese population and a few Europeans also have their home in Fiji.

Languages in Fiji

The official language in Fiji is English. However, the native language Fiji and Hindi are just as common and many residents speak several languages.

Religions in Fiji

Most of the residents are Christians, especially Protestants. In addition, there are Hindi due to the Indian population and Muslims.

83 percent of the land is still in the hands of the country’s original population. They do not sell their land, but only grant usage rights for a certain period of time.

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