Population Census and Surveys

Population aged 5-20 years by school attendance and ethnic origin: 1986 and 1996 Census of Population

Ethnic Origin1986 1996 
Number * Percent Number * Percent
TOTAL 167,749 64.3 213,000 76.7
Fijians 76,066 63.2 109,215 76.6
Indians 82,565 64.8 92,226 76.2
Others 9,118 69.7 11,559 80.1

Source: Fiji Bureau of Statistics

Note:

*. Percentage of the population in the age group 5-20 years who were reported to be attending schools.

 

Population aged 5-20 years by school attendance and ethnic origin: 1986 and 1996 Census of Population

Ethnic Origin and sexPrimary Secondary Post-Secondary 
1986 1996 1986 1996 1986 1996
Fijian 48 55 44.1 47.7 32.2 34
Indians 47.3 39.8 50.7 46.8 54 58
Others 4.7 5.2 5.2 5.5 13.8 8
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
Male 52.1 51.9 49.4 49.3 53 51.1
Female 47.9 48.1 50.6 50.7 47 48.9
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100
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