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Fiji:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
931,741 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
51 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 30.6% (male 145,430/female 139,498)
15-64 years: 64.8% (male 302,460/female 301,344)
65 years and over: 4.6% (male 19,413/female 23,596) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 25.2 years
male: 24.7 years
female: 25.7 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.388% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
22.15 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.66 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-2.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
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: 0.82 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 11.88 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.07 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 10.63 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 70.44 years
male: 67.9 years
female: 73.1 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.68 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
0.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
600 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
fewer than 200 (2003 est.)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Fijian(s)
adjective: Fijian
Ethnic groups
Definition
Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.6%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 3.9% (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese) (2007 census)
Religions
Definition
Christian 53% (Methodist 34.5%, Roman Catholic 7.2%, Assembly of God 3.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 2.6%, other 4.9%), Hindu 34% (Sanatan 25%, Arya Samaj 1.2%, other 7.8%), Muslim 7% (Sunni 4.2%. other 2.8%), other or unspecified 5.6%, none 0.3% (1996 census)
Languages
Definition
English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 93.7%
male: 95.5%
female: 91.9% (2003 est.)


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