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Fiji Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.85 0.924 0.97
Global Rank 160th 161st 162nd
Global Population Share 0.012% 0.011% 0.011%
Global Population Density 50.08 52.06 53.86
Global Population Density Rank 42nd 44th 46th
Average Life Expectancy 69.26 70.85 72.24
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 128th 133rd 138th
Fertility Rate 2.66 2.42 2.22
Fertility Rate Global Rank 82nd 79th 77th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Fiji Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.54%
Lower respiratory infections 5 1.35%
Congenital birth defects 5 1.35%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 14 3.78%
Measles 0 0%
Drowning 139 37.57%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 4 1.08%
Cancers 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 9 2.43%
Road accidents 0 0%
Fire 4 1.08%

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Highlights of Fiji BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Fiji gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 69.53%69.53%
    • Fat : 32.93%32.93%
    • Plant protein : 6.53%6.53%
    • Animal protein : 4.85%4.85%
  • 13.85% increase in caloric supply : Currently Fiji gets 2943/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2585/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Fiji
  • Wheat, Rice and Oats are three major Cereal preferences in Fiji
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Fiji average intake is 115.12 grams
  • Pineapples, Oranges & Mandarines and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Fiji
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Fiji average Fruit intake is 118.19grams
  • In Fiji, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 63.40% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Fiji is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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