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Fiji Population

Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji,  is an island country in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean. Fiji consists of an archipelago of more than 330 islands & lies about 2,000 km (1,300 mi) northeast of New Zealand. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Fiji in 2023 is 936,376 (9.36 lakh)

The total Land Area of Fiji is 18,274 sq. km (7,056 sq. mi) and the Population Density of Fiji is 49 per Km2 (127 people per mi2).

FijiDemography
Total Population936,376 (1 million)
Global Rank163
Land Area 18,274 sq. km (7,056 sq. mi)
Area Rank151
Pop. Density49 people/sq. km
Capital CitySuva

Source: UN World Population Prospects report

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Religion in Fiji

Fiji is a multi-religious and multi-ethnicity country. Religion tends to split along ethnic lines with most Indigenous Fijians being Christian and most Indo-Fijians being either Hindu or Muslim

Christianity is the majority religion and its followed by 64.4% of the population. Hinduism is the second largest religion and its followed by 27.9% of the population. Islam is the third largest religion and is followed by 6.3%.  Others are at 1.1% and include indigenous faiths and unaffiliated populations.

ReligionPercent
Christians64.40%
Hindu 27.90%
Muslim 6.30%
Sikh 0.30%
Other or none 1.10%

Source: Wikipedia

Fiji Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.79
Infant mortality rate ** 18.2
Median Age  27.9 Years
Life Expectancy 67.91 years
Urban Population 60 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Top Cities in Fiji by Population

  1. Suva – 185,000
  2. Lautoka –  72,000
  3.  Nadi – 42,284
  4. Labasa – 28,000
Population of Fiji 2024 | Religion in Fiji