Fiji's Gross Domestic Product [GDP], 2011

[Base: 2005 = 100]

 

Release No: 36

Date: 19 September 2012


 

Fiji’s Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the annual value of output of goods and services produced by production units in the country, provisionally increased by 1.9% in 2011 compared to a year earlier. The economy’s expansion in 2011 was 1.8 percentage points higher than the 2010 rate. 


The following industries were major contributors to GDP growth in 2011;gdp12

Agriculture and Forestry, with a contribution of 1.1 percentage points. The outputs of sugarcane and taro increased by 45.2 and 11.4 percent respectively when compared to a year earlier; and

  • Financial Intermediation, with a contribution of 0.7 percentage points. The output of insurance activities increased by 22.9 percent when compared to a year earlier. High growth in these sectors helped attain an overall growth of 1.9 per cent, in spite of sizeable declines in Public Administration & Defence (-9.3) and domestic trade (-3.2)



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