Fiji Dollar - FJD


The Fiji Dollar (FJD) is the official currency of Fiji. The symbol for it is the dollar sign. The symbol FJ$ is used to distinguish the Fiji Dollar from the US Dollar. The FJD is subdivided into 100 cents.


  • Fiji’s economy is one of the best developed in the Pacific islands. Tourism plays a major role in the economy.
  • In 2006 Fiji launched a 20-year plan for the coconut industry.
  • Import products are tobacco, beverages, foodstuffs, minerals, fuels, and machinery.
  • Export products are garments, sugar, lumber, fish, ginger, and coconut oil.
  • Agricultural products are rice, sweet potatoes, ginger, tapioca, sugar cane, goats, shrimp, pickles, pigs, and cattle.
  • The service industry accounts for 77% of the annual GDP.
  • The unemployment rate is estimated at 6% and inflation at 1.6%.
  • Shrinkage in the economy occurred after the big drought in 1998 and the cyclone in 2003. Approximately 7,500 jobs became redundant because of these natural disasters.
  • The economy of Fiji is also suffering because of the military coups that have taken place. Almost 61% of the skilled population has immigrated or left on working visas, due to the unstable political environment.


  • The Fiji Dollar was introduced in 1867 and was used until 1873.
  • In 1969, the Fiji Dollar was reintroduced.
  • In 1974, the Central Monetary Authority was appointed as the official printers of paper money.
  • In 1987, the Reserve Bank of Fiji started issuing banknotes.
  • In 1995, the $1 bill was replaced with a coin, and the $50 note was introduced.
  • In 2006, the Reserve Bank of Fiji announced the introduction of plastic-coated notes
  • In 2007, the first $100 banknote was introduced.

General Information

Symbols and Names

  • Symbols: FJ$
  • Nicknames: none

ISO 4217 Code


Central Bank

Reserve Bank of Fiji

Currency Subunits

  • Cent = 1/100 of a Dollar


  • Bills: $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
  • Coins: 5¢, 10¢, 20¢, 50¢. $1

Countries Using This Currency

  • Fiji

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