Council of Rotuma is the socio-political authority for the island community according to districts governed by Chiefs and his sub-chiefs.
Farming of cash crop and kava for sale, remittances, small businesses like village shops and artisanal fishing.
Rotuma’s geographical isolation and oceanic conditions create a distinct range of habitats and species, with high endemism and uniqueness.
Subsistence farming, fishing, freshwater sourced from aquifer
Fairly-rich with use of fermented coconut sauce and coconut milk with most prepared food.
Indigenous people – Rotuman with a matriarchal society.
Count in 2012 was 1901 people with a population spike to at least 2500 people on Rotuma for Christmas holidays
Rotuma is volcanic, 13km length and 4km wide bisected into a larger eastern part with western peninsula by a low narrow isthmus. Can walk it in half a day.