Population and Demography

2007 Population census[p]

  Total Chinese European iTaukei Indian Part European Rotuman Other Pacific Islanders All Others
Total 837,271 4,704 2,953 475,739 313,798 10,771 10,335 15,311 3,660
Male 427,176 2,435 1,609 242,476 159,873 5,659 5,260 7,960 1,904
Female 410,095 2,269 1,344 233,263 153,925 5,112 5,075 7,351 1,756

Source: 2007 Census of Population, Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics

 

Population growth rate

Indicators 1996     1986
  Urban Rural Total Total
Total population, Males 180,119 213,812 393,931 362,568
Total population, Females 179,376 201,770 381,146 352,807
  Male Female Total Total
Median Age 21 22 21 21
Sex Ratio     103 103
Population Density for Land Area     42 39
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)     25 -
Crude Death Rate (CDR)     26 -
Dependency Ratio     62.5 70.4

Source: Population Censuses, Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics

 

Demographic Indicators from Previous Population Censuses

Census Dates Total Population Growth Rate
1891 5-Apr 121,180 -0.5
1901 31-Mar 120,124 -0.1
1911 2-Apr 139,541 1.5
1921 24-Apr 157,266 1.2
1936 26-Apr 198,379 1.6
1946 2-Oct 259,638 2.7
1956 26-Sep 345,737 2.9
1966 12-Sep 476,727 3.3
1976 13-Sep 588,068 2.1
1986 31-Aug 715,375 2
1996 25-Aug 775,077 0.8
2007 16-Sep[p] 837,271 0.7

Source: Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics

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