Tag: Fiji

Fiji History

Southwestern Pacific archipelago, independent state since 1970. In 1986, 714,000 residents were registered, more than double in 1956 (the annual growth rate remains very high: 24.5 ‰), which rose to 736,000 according to a 1990 estimate. The contrast between the indigenous...

Fiji Ethnology

In 1956 there were 345,737 residents, of which 148,134 Fijians: 4422 Rotumani, 5320 other Pacific islanders, 169,403 Indians, 6402 Europeans, 7810 Euronesians (European mestizos), 4155 Chinese and Chinese mestizos. Population growth is around 4% per year, and is worrying above all...