Poverty Indicators

Percentage of Population in Poverty

  2002-2003 2008-2009 % Change
Fiji 35% 31% -10%
Urban 28% 19% -34%
Rural 40% 43% 8%
iTaukei 35% 31% -10%
Indo-Fijians 36% 32% -11%
Others 24% 25% 4%

Percentage of Households in Poverty

  2002-2003 2008-2009 % Change
Fiji 30% 26% -12%
Urban 24% 15% -36%
Rural 35% 37% 7%

Source: Poverty and Household Incomes in Fiji in 2008-09 [based on 2008-09 Household Income & Expenditure Survey]

SELECTED COMMODITIES (IN PDF FORMAT):

 Poverty Numbers

 Distribution of Households

 Average Household Income

 Incidence of Poverty