Census of Population 1881-2007


Ethnic Group

Census Dates

1881
4 Apr
1891
5 Apr
1901
31 Mar
1911
2 Apr
1921
24 Apr
1936
26 Apr
1946
2 Oct
1956
26 Sep
1966
12 Sep
1976
13 Sep
1986
31 Aug
1996
25 Aug
2007
16 Sep [p]
Total 127,486 121,180 120,124 139,541 157,266 198,379 259,638 345,737 476,727 588,068 715,375 775,077 837,271
Chinese - - - 305 910 1,751 2,874 4,155 5,149 4,652 4,784 4,939 4,704
European 2,671 2,036 2,459 3,707 3,878 4,028 4,594 6,402 6,590 4,929 4,196 3,103 2,953
Fijian 114,748 105,800 94,397 87,096 84,475 97,651 118,070 148,134 202,176 259,932 329,305 393,575 475,739
Indian 588 7,468 17,105 40,286 60,634 85,002 120,414 169,403 240,960 292,896 348,704 338,818 313,798
Part European 771 1,076 1,516 2,401 2,781 4,574 6,142 7,810 9,687 10,276 10,297 11,685 10,771
Rotuman 2,452 2,219 2,230 2,176 2,235 2,816 3,313 4,422 5,797 7,291 8,652 9,727 10,335
Other Pacific Islanders 6,100 2,267 1,950 2,758 1,564 2,353 3,717 5,320 6,095 6,822 8,627 10,463 15,311
All Others 156 314 467 812 789 204 514 91 273 1,270 810 2,767 3,600


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