Whether you're living in Fiji or planning to move there, it is very important to know the cost of living and the prices of things. Here we list the average spending for the three main population groups.

All-inclusive

3,900 FJD

average per month

970 FJD

Range

8,200 FJD

7,200 FJD

average per month

1,400 FJD

Range

12,000 FJD

12,000 FJD

average per month

3,400 FJD

Range

17,000 FJD

2,900 FJD

average per month

480 FJD

Range

6,300 FJD

The figures displayed here are inclusive of everything: housing, travel, groceries, healthcare, etc.

The average monthly expenses for a single person living in Fiji is 3,900 FJD. Expenses can range from 970 FJD at the minimum level to 8,200 FJD at the highest end.

The average monthly spending of couples in Fiji is 7,200 FJD. Expenditure can range from 1,400 FJD to 12,000 FJD per month.

The average cost of living for families in Fiji is 12,000 FJD per month. Families spend anywhere from 3,400 FJD to 17,000 FJD.

The average monthly expenditure for students in Fiji is 2,900 FJD. Students spend from 480 FJD to 6,300 FJD per month.

Spending behavior can change drastically from one person to another. It is best to consider the minimum, average, and maximum spending together.

of water

0.97 FJD

0.97 FJD

0.97 FJD

combo meal

9.7 FJD

6.9 FJD

16 FJD

meal for one

32 FJD

25 FJD

40 FJD

meal for one

80 FJD

54 FJD

97 FJD

Soft Drink

0.80 FJD

0.80 FJD

0.80 FJD

or latte

6.4 FJD

4.0 FJD

9.7 FJD

large bottle

4.8 FJD

4.0 FJD

5.4 FJD

bread

0.69 FJD

0.60 FJD

0.80 FJD

eggs

4.8 FJD

4.0 FJD

6.0 FJD

chicken

11 FJD

8.8 FJD

14 FJD

1 kg or 1 lb

13 FJD

11 FJD

16 FJD

1 kg or 1 lb

6.9 FJD

6.0 FJD

8.0 FJD

1 kg or 1 lb

3.2 FJD

2.7 FJD

4.0 FJD

1 kg or 1 lb

3.5 FJD

3.0 FJD

3.7 FJD

1 kg or 1 lb

3.3 FJD

2.9 FJD

3.7 FJD

taxi ride

4.8 FJD

4.0 FJD

9.7 FJD

full tank

32 FJD

24 FJD

64 FJD

1-day rental

32 FJD

24 FJD

48 FJD

price

24,000 FJD

12,000 FJD

32,000 FJD

one way

1.2 FJD

0.80 FJD

2.4 FJD

Service

48 FJD

32 FJD

97 FJD

and water bill

230 FJD

58 FJD

490 FJD

and water bill

290 FJD

72 FJD

580 FJD

and water bill

460 FJD

100 FJD

520 FJD

and cable

48 FJD

24 FJD

64 FJD

charges

32 FJD

19 FJD

97 FJD

ticket

16 FJD

12 FJD

24 FJD

membership

48 FJD

39 FJD

97 FJD

or pants

40 FJD

28 FJD

60 FJD

dress

37 FJD

27 FJD

120 FJD

shoes

34 FJD

25 FJD

80 FJD

shoes

27 FJD

22 FJD

54 FJD

suit

30 FJD

24 FJD

160 FJD

t-shirt

16 FJD

12 FJD

48 FJD

apartment

600 FJD

400 FJD

1,600 FJD

apartment

970 FJD

600 FJD

2,400 FJD

apartment

1,200 FJD

800 FJD

3,200 FJD

apartment

120,000 FJD

80,000 FJD

240,000 FJD

apartment

160,000 FJD

97,000 FJD

600,000 FJD

apartment

480,000 FJD

160,000 FJD

970,000 FJD

Bed

600 FJD

480 FJD

800 FJD

Bed

480 FJD

320 FJD

600 FJD

Bed

370 FJD

280 FJD

480 FJD

Room

690 FJD

540 FJD

2,400 FJD

Table

320 FJD

240 FJD

600 FJD

or Couch

440 FJD

320 FJD

970 FJD

Set

480 FJD

320 FJD

970 FJD

or Freezer

440 FJD

280 FJD

600 FJD

Machine

540 FJD

370 FJD

970 FJD

or Cooker

440 FJD

340 FJD

600 FJD

Phone

480 FJD

400 FJD

690 FJD

or Computer

540 FJD

440 FJD

970 FJD

The percentage figures in this section are percentages of total spending not income. If you would like to see the percentage of expenses as related to income or salary, see additional sections below.

SingleSpending habits, consumption analysis, and expenditure patterns for a single person living in Fiji

36% of total expenses on average (27% to 42%)

LOW | 350 FJD |

AVERAGE | 1,400 FJD |

HIGH | 3,000 FJD |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 58 FJD |

AVERAGE | 230 FJD |

HIGH | 490 FJD |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (3% to 11%)

LOW | 77 FJD |

AVERAGE | 310 FJD |

HIGH | 660 FJD |

Per Month |

16% of total expenses on average (9% to 22%)

LOW | 150 FJD |

AVERAGE | 620 FJD |

HIGH | 1,300 FJD |

Per Month |

9% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 87 FJD |

AVERAGE | 350 FJD |

HIGH | 740 FJD |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 48 FJD |

AVERAGE | 190 FJD |

HIGH | 410 FJD |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 19 FJD |

AVERAGE | 77 FJD |

HIGH | 160 FJD |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (15% to 21%)

LOW | 170 FJD |

AVERAGE | 690 FJD |

HIGH | 1,500 FJD |

Per Month |

CoupleAverage monthly living expenditure breaks and spending patterns for couples in Fiji

33% of total expenses on average (30% to 43%)

LOW | 480 FJD |

AVERAGE | 2,400 FJD |

HIGH | 3,800 FJD |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 8%)

LOW | 72 FJD |

AVERAGE | 290 FJD |

HIGH | 580 FJD |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (7% to 15%)

LOW | 170 FJD |

AVERAGE | 870 FJD |

HIGH | 1,400 FJD |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (7% to 19%)

LOW | 200 FJD |

AVERAGE | 1,000 FJD |

HIGH | 1,600 FJD |

Per Month |

11% of total expenses on average (5% to 14%)

LOW | 160 FJD |

AVERAGE | 800 FJD |

HIGH | 1,300 FJD |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 10%)

LOW | 87 FJD |

AVERAGE | 430 FJD |

HIGH | 690 FJD |

Per Month |

2% of total expenses on average (1% to 4%)

LOW | 29 FJD |

AVERAGE | 140 FJD |

HIGH | 230 FJD |

Per Month |

17% of total expenses on average (14% to 20%)

LOW | 250 FJD |

AVERAGE | 1,200 FJD |

HIGH | 2,000 FJD |

Per Month |

FamilyAverage monthly expenses and break out of spending for families living in Fiji

32% of total expenses on average (27% to 38%)

LOW | 1,100 FJD |

AVERAGE | 3,700 FJD |

HIGH | 5,600 FJD |

Per Month |

3% of total expenses on average (2% to 7%)

LOW | 100 FJD |

AVERAGE | 460 FJD |

HIGH | 520 FJD |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (5% to 10%)

LOW | 270 FJD |

AVERAGE | 930 FJD |

HIGH | 1,400 FJD |

Per Month |

18% of total expenses on average (12% to 23%)

LOW | 610 FJD |

AVERAGE | 2,100 FJD |

HIGH | 3,100 FJD |

Per Month |

8% of total expenses on average (6% to 12%)

LOW | 270 FJD |

AVERAGE | 930 FJD |

HIGH | 1,400 FJD |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 170 FJD |

AVERAGE | 580 FJD |

HIGH | 870 FJD |

Per Month |

14% of total expenses on average (11% to 18%)

LOW | 470 FJD |

AVERAGE | 1,600 FJD |

HIGH | 2,400 FJD |

Per Month |

12% of total expenses on average (8% to 15%)

LOW | 410 FJD |

AVERAGE | 1,400 FJD |

HIGH | 2,100 FJD |

Per Month |

StudentCost of living and expense breaks for students in Fiji

24% of total expenses on average (18% to 31%)

LOW | 120 FJD |

AVERAGE | 690 FJD |

HIGH | 1,500 FJD |

Per Month |

4% of total expenses on average (3% to 7%)

LOW | 19 FJD |

AVERAGE | 120 FJD |

HIGH | 250 FJD |

Per Month |

7% of total expenses on average (5% to 9%)

LOW | 34 FJD |

AVERAGE | 200 FJD |

HIGH | 440 FJD |

Per Month |

20% of total expenses on average (16% to 24%)

LOW | 97 FJD |

AVERAGE | 580 FJD |

HIGH | 1,300 FJD |

Per Month |

6% of total expenses on average (3% to 9%)

LOW | 29 FJD |

AVERAGE | 170 FJD |

HIGH | 380 FJD |

Per Month |

5% of total expenses on average (2% to 9%)

LOW | 24 FJD |

AVERAGE | 140 FJD |

HIGH | 310 FJD |

Per Month |

19% of total expenses on average (17% to 24%)

LOW | 92 FJD |

AVERAGE | 550 FJD |

HIGH | 1,200 FJD |

Per Month |

15% of total expenses on average (12% to 17%)

LOW | 72 FJD |

AVERAGE | 430 FJD |

HIGH | 940 FJD |

Per Month |

This section breaks down and compares expenses for all population groups: singles, couples, students, and families. If you want to see details for a specific group, please see the previous section. We asked thousands of people about their spending habits and expenditure breaks. Below are the results.

People living in Fiji typically spend from 26% to 39% of their total monthly expenditure on housing with 31% being the average. The average spend on housing is 2,000 FJD with expenditure ranging from 510 FJD and 3,500 FJD. This cost mainly goes for rent but it also includes other accommodation-related expenses. Housing costs are highest for families and lowest for students as expected.

On average, utility expenditure like electricity, water, and gas in Fiji ranges from 2% to 8% of total expenses with 5% being the the average. The average monthly cost of utilities is 280 FJD with 63 FJD and 460 FJD being the upper and lower limits.

Fuel consumption and cost of transport depend heavily on whether you live near your work or school, but roughly speaking you would expect to spend from 140 FJD to 970 FJD on commuting with 580 FJD being the norm for most people in one month. This means that money spent on transport constitutes about 9% of total spending on average but can go as low as 5% or as high as 11%.

The average outlay on groceries in a month in Fiji is 1,100 FJD. The cost of groceries can range between 270 FJD to 1,800 FJD. People spend on average about 17% on food and groceries with upper and lower bounds of 11% and 17% respectively.

People in Fiji allocate 5% to 12% of their total monthly expenditure to healthcare including health insurance and out-of-pocket medical expenses. The average spending is around 9%. The range of medical expenses range from 140 FJD to 940 FJD with 560 FJD being the norm.

This category mostly contains discretionary or non-essential expenses but also some non-discretionary spending like furniture for example. The monthly expenses range from 82 FJD to 570 FJD with 340 FJD being the average. Speaking of percentages, that equates to 2% to 9% of total expenses with an average of 5% for most residents.

Spending on education can vary drastically between different people. While working singles can spend 0% on education, families and students' expenditure can reach up to 22%. On average, education constitutes 9% of the monthly expenditure with 8% and 13% being the lower and upper bounds respectively. The average reported education cost is 600 FJD per month with 150 FJD being the minimum spent amount and 1,000 FJD being the maximum.