Introduction

flag Fiji Islands Fiji Islands: Introduction

Capital: Suva

Population

Total Population: 929,766
Natural Increase: 0.6%
Density: 51 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 58.2%
Ethnic Origins: Fijian (iTaukei) nearly 57% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian about 37% and other ethnic groups (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese) around 6%. (Fiji Bureau of Statistics)
Official Language: English, Fijian
Other Languages Spoken: Hindustani (Fijian Hindi)
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Christian 53%, Hindu 34%, Muslim 7%, Others 6%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Suva

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Fiji Dollar (FJD)

Country Overview

Area: 18,270 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
An isolated archipelago in the Pacific; tourism, agriculture and the textile industry are the important sectors.
HDI*: 0.727/1
HDI (World Rank): 90/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To call from the Fiji Islands, dial 00
To call the Fiji Islands, dial +679
Internet Suffix: .fj
Telephone Lines: 10.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 33.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 59.33% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 2,7202,7341,7312,1162,997
Exports of Goods (million USD) 1,0411,0338268151,055
Imports of Services (million USD) 731792498510753
Exports of Services (million USD) 1,6571,6104112841,329

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.

 

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