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Life expectancy in Fiji is 66 years for men and 72 years for women.[1] Maternal mortality was 59 per 100 000 live births in 2013.

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative[2] finds that Fiji is fulfilling 76.5% of what it should be fulfilling for the right to health based on its level of income.[3] When looking at the right to health with respect to children, Fiji achieves 92.1% of what is expected based on its current income.[4] In regards to the right to health amongst the adult population, the country achieves only 77.4% of what is expected based on the nation's level of income. [5] Fiji falls into the "very bad" category when evaluating the right to reproductive health because the nation is fulfilling only 60.1% of what the nation is expected to achieve based on the resources (income) it has available.[6]

  1. ^ "COUNTRY PROFILE: FIJI". Electives Network. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Human Rights Measurement Initiative – The first global initiative to track the human rights performance of countries". humanrightsmeasurement.org. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  3. ^ "Fiji - HRMI Rights Tracker". rightstracker.org. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  4. ^ "Fiji - HRMI Rights Tracker". rightstracker.org. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  5. ^ "Fiji - HRMI Rights Tracker". rightstracker.org. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  6. ^ "Fiji - HRMI Rights Tracker". rightstracker.org. Retrieved 2022-03-17.

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