Gender Data Hub

This collection of statistical resources on gender in Fiji has been curated by the Research and Library Services of the Fiji Parliament.

It aims to help Members of Parliament find the information they need to embed gender issues into their work, and to provide a central location for information, research and data on gender in Fiji.

For more information contact research@parliament.gov.fj

Statistical resources

General statistics
World Bank – complete  data bank on gender statistics http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=gender-statistics&Type=TABLE&preview=on
Fiji Bureau of Stats/ Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Fiji PopGIS – population mapping tool (including 2007 census data) http://fiji.popgis.spc.int/#l=en;v=map1
Secretariat of the Pacific Community, National Minimum Development Indicator Database – Gender http://www.spc.int/nmdi/gender
Fiji Bureau of Statistics http://www.statsfiji.gov.fj/
Pacific Regional Information System (Prism) http://prism.spc.int/
Centre for Gender Research, University of Fiji (bibliography at bottom of page) http://www.unifiji.ac.fj/centre-for-gender-research/
Women in Development Network  (WIDNET) http://www.focusintl.com/x3widnetfiji.htm
Asia Development Bank – Country Gender Assessment Fiji (2006) http://www.adb.org/documents/fiji-country-gender-assessment
Economic statistics
World Bank:

  • Labour force participation rate (males and females)
  • Employment by industry (males and females)
  • Employment to population ratio (males and females)
  • GINI index
  • Self-employed (males and females)
  • Unemployment rate (males and females)
http://databank.worldbank.org/data/Fiji-Gender-Stats-2006-1014/id/f805bcb2
Health statistics
World Bank:

  • HIV rate (males and females)
  • Life expectancy at birth (males and females)
  • Fertility rate (female)
  • Healthcare expenditure
  • Maternal mortality
  • Maternity leave (days paid and % of wages paid)
  • Infant mortality rates (males and females)
  • Prevalence of overweight  (males and females)
  • Smoking prevalence (males and females)
http://databank.worldbank.org/data/Fiji-Gender-Stats-2006-1014/id/f805bcb2
Government of Fiji, Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Annual Report 2014, including disaggregated health statistics http://www.health.gov.fj/PDFs/Annual%20Report/Annual%20Report%202014.pdf
Education and children statistics
World Bank:

  • Total school enrolment (males and females)
  • Lower secondary completion rate (males and females)
  • Primary completion rate (males and females)
  • Primary teachers (males and females)
  • Secondary teachers (males and females)
  • Progression to secondary school (males and females)
  • Primary school enrolment, gender parity index (GPI) and % (males and females)
  • Secondary school enrolment, gender parity index (GPI) and % (males and females)
http://databank.worldbank.org/data/Fiji-Gender-Stats-2006-1014/id/f805bcb2
UNICEF indicators on children including:

  • Contraceptive use (males and females)
  • Literacy rates (males and females)
  • Child labour (males and females)
http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/fiji_statistics.html
Crime, justice and representation statistics
Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre – Somebody’s Life, Everybody’s Business, research on violence against women in Fiji (2011) http://fijiwomen.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/1.pdf
World Prison Brief, Fiji – Female prisoners (percentage of prison population) http://www.prisonstudies.org/country/fiji
Office of the Director of Public Prosecution – rape and sexual offence statistics http://odpp.com.fj/media-updates-2/
March 2016: http://odpp.com.fj/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ODPP-Rape-and-Sexual-Offences-Statistics-March-2016_5.04.16.pdf
World Bank:

  • Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament
  • Proportion of women in ministerial positions
http://databank.worldbank.org/data/Fiji-Gender-Stats-2006-1014/id/f805bcb2
Fiji Women’s Forum/IWDA, Public perceptions of women in leadership (survey results) http://www.iwda.org.au/research/public-perceptions-of-women-in-leadership/
Environment statistics
Demographics of road traffic accidents in Fiji study http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/retrospective-autopsy-based-study-of-fatal-road-traffic-accidents-in-fiji-2157-7145.1000243.pdf
SPC, Women in fisheries http://www.spc.int/coastfish/en/publications/bulletins/women-in-fisheries.html
UN Women, Pacific Island Women and Agriculture – A Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography http://www2.unwomen.org/~/media/field%20office%20eseasia/docs/publications/2012/rural%20pacific%20island%20womenand%20agriculture.pdf?v=3&d=20141202T120218
UN Women, Climate change, gender and food security in the Pacific www.uncclearn.org/sites/default/files/inventory/unwomen700.pdf