Country: Fiji

Number of People Groups

33

People Groups Unreached

1

Total Population

917,000

Unreached Population

4,700

% Professing Christian

63.5%

% Evangelical

19.7 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

10/40 Window

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Americans, U.S. 4,500 English Christianity 80.0 % 28.9 %
 Anglo-Australian 7,800 English Christianity 70.0 % 14.0 %
 Bhojpuri Bihari 28,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 15.0 % 1.0 %
 British 500 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Christianity 65.0 % 25.2 %
 Euronesian 18,000 English Christianity 99.0 % 12.0 %
 Fijian 282,000 Fijian Christianity 98.5 % 28.0 %
 Fijian Hindi 202,000 Hindi, Fiji Hinduism 28.0 % 22.0 %
Gonedauan 800 Gone Dau Christianity 98.0 % 21.0 %
 Gujarati 25,000 Gujarati Hinduism 10.0 % 1.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 6,100 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 10.0 % 5.7 %
Kadavu, Tavuki 12,000 Fijian Christianity 98.0 % 20.0 %
Kiribertese, Gilbertese 6,800 Kiribati Christianity 99.0 % 7.0 %
Lauan, Lau 23,000 Lauan Christianity 97.0 % 28.0 %
Lomaiviti Islander 1,900 Lomaiviti Christianity 98.0 % 19.0 %
Nadroga 29,000 Fijian, Western Christianity 96.0 % 12.0 %
Namosi 1,900 Namosi-Naitasiri-Serua Christianity 98.0 % 19.0 %
Nuclear Western Fiji 60,000 Fijian, Western Christianity 94.0 % 28.0 %
 Punjabi 9,300 Panjabi, Eastern Hinduism 6.0 % 0.5 %
Rotuman 11,000 Rotuman Christianity 98.0 % 17.0 %
 Samoan 1,300 Samoan Christianity 97.0 % 18.0 %
Solomoni Creole 7,400 Pijin Christianity 99.0 % 12.0 %
 South Asian, Bengali-Speaking 23,000 Bengali Islam 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Tamil 80,000 Tamil Hinduism 22.0 % 10.0 %
 Telugu 34,000 Telugu Hinduism 25.0 % 4.0 %
Tongan 1,400 Tongan Christianity 96.0 % 15.5 %
Tuvaluan 600 Tuvaluan Christianity 98.0 % 17.8 %
 Urdu 4,700 Urdu Islam 3.0 % 0.7 %
Vanua Levu, Central 3,900 Fijian Christianity 96.0 % 20.0 %
Vanua Levu, Northeast 2,900 Fijian Christianity 97.0 % 20.0 %
Vanua Levu, Southeast 2,900 Fijian Christianity 97.0 % 18.0 %
Viti Levu, Northeast 24,000 Fijian Christianity 97.0 % 23.0 %
Wallisian 900 Wallisian Christianity 100.0 % 19.0 %
  Totals:  33 917,000 1     63.5 % 19.7 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 11,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 928,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.7 %)
63.5 %
Ethnic Religions
0.3 %
Hinduism
28.5 %
Islam
5.1 %
Non-Religious
1.5 %
Other / Small Religions
1.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
1.9 %
Independent
14.0 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
0.4 %
Protestant
62.0 %
Roman Catholic
21.7 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Fiji. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Fiji
  • Christian ministry in Fiji
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Fiji or South Pacific. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.


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