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    Fiji People - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/fiji/fiji_people.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      880,874 (July 2004 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 31.7% (male 142,412; female 136,754)
      15-64 years: 64.3% (male 283,690; female 283,027)
      65 years and over: 4% (male 16,047; female 18,944) (2004 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 24 years
      male: 23.6 years
      female: 24.4 years (2004 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      1.41% (2004 est.)

      Birth rate:
      22.91 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Death rate:
      5.68 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      -3.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 12.99 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 11.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
      male: 14.36 deaths/1,000 live births

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 69.2 years
      male: 66.74 years
      female: 71.79 years (2004 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      2.78 children born/woman (2004 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      0.1% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      300 (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Nationality:
      noun: Fijian(s)
      adjective: Fijian

      Ethnic groups:
      Fijian 51% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 44%, European, other Pacific Islanders, overseas Chinese, and other 5% (1998 est.)

      Religions:
      Christian 52% (Methodist 37%, Roman Catholic 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslim 8%, other 2%
      note: Fijians are mainly Christian, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986)

      Languages:
      English (official), Fijian, Hindustani

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 93.7%
      male: 95.5%
      female: 91.9% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Fiji on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Fiji People 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Fiji People 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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