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Photos of previous Volunteerbuild Trips to Fiji

Country Profile

Population 924,610 (2021)
Border Countries None, Fiji comprises of approximately 330 islands
Capital City Suva
Currency Fijian Dollar
Language English, Fijian and Hinustani
Religion Christian 63.91%, Hindu 27.74%, Muslim 6.2%
Type of Government Parliamentary representative democratic republic
% living in poverty 33.7% of the population lived below the national poverty line in 2021
Life Expectancy Male: 65.43 years and Female: 68.88 years
Infectious Diseases Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Chicenpoa, Influenza and Dengue Fever
Top Killers Cardiovascular, Cancer and Respiratoryajor cause of death (2020)
Literacy Adult literacy rate (% ages 15 and older) 99.1% (2017)
Natural Resources Timber, fish, gold, copper and hydropower
Agriculture Papayas, pineapples, and bananas
Industry Tourism, agriculture, mining and rapidly growing IT and service industries
Exports Cane sugar, bottled water, fish, wood, gold, bread and manioc

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