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🇫🇯 Fiji

Socio-economic indicators, 2015

Total population (in thousands) 892
Annual population growth (%) 0.6
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 256
Rural population (% of total population) 46
Total fertility rate (births per woman) 2.6
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) 19
Life expectancy at birth (years) 70
Prevalence of HIV (% of population aged 15-49 years)
Poverty headcount ratio at 2 PPP$ a day (% of population) 18.5
GDP per capita – PPP$ 9,159
Annual GDP growth (%) 5.6
Total debt service (% of GNI) 1.1
GDP in billions – PPP$ 8

School-age population by education level

Years School-age population
Pre-primary 3 53,555
Primary 6 104,583
Secondary 7 108,827
Tertiary* 5 77,713
  • Compulsory education lasts 12 years from age 6 to age 17
  • Compulsory education covers 12 grades from grade 1 to grade 12
  • For primary to post-secondary education, the academic year begins in January and ends in November

*ISCED 5A only

Source: UIS


Out of school children

Number of students in primary education

Number of students in secondary education

Number of teachers in primary education

Number of teachers in secondary education

Public spending on education, total (% of GDP)

Public spending on education, total (% of government expenditure)

Repeaters

Gross enrollment ratio – preprimary

Net enrollment ratio – primary

Gross enrollment ratio – primary

Net enrollment ratio – secondary

Gross enrollment ratio – secondary

Gross enrollment ratio – tertiary