Fiji and ADB
In the Spotlight
Fiji's economy has had six consecutive years of GDP expansion in 2016, making this the strongest period of sustained growth in recent decades. While Fiji is clearly rising to the challenges of the 21st century, much remains to be done to maintain the momentum and deliver long-term sustainable growth and economic stability.
In Fiji, 31% of the population lives below the national poverty line. Get the latest statistical data on poverty and socioeconomic development in Fiji and compare poverty indicators among countries in the Pacific.
Digital financial services (DFS) are effective means of enhancing financial inclusion in the Pacific but major challenges, including the establishment of reliable agent networks and the building of sufficient consumer trust still need to be addressed throughout the region.
A new Asian Development Bank report says Pacific economies face lower growth and tighter fiscal conditions this year due to low commodity prices and severe cyclones.
Consistent with the priorities of successive governments, ADB engagement in Fiji has focused on promoting inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction. Strides have been made toward these goals through direct investments in transport and urban water and sanitation infrastructure, and proposed investment in energy and public sector management.
The country partnership strategy for 2014-2018 aims to raise Fiji’s growth potential by encouraging private investment, make growth more inclusive, improve service delivery, and reduce volatility and build resilience.
Projects in Fiji
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- Ports Development Master Plan in Fiji
- Project Design Advance Urban Water Supply and Wastewater Management Project
- Support for Energy Sector Regulatory Capacity and Electrification Investment Planning
- Transport Infrastructure Investment Sector Project (formerly Bridge Replacement Project)
- Urban Development Planning and Institutional Capacity Building
Maternal Mortality Ratio in Fiji, per 100,000 live births (2015)
Population in Fiji, in millions (2015)
Population living below the national poverty line in Fiji (before 2010)Refers to preliminary/interim figures; or refers to periods before 2010.
Average annual population growth rate in Fiji (2010-2015)