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Community Information


On this page you can view information regarding Vanuatu’s media, population, and embassy details. Additionally, you can use the suggested links below to compare money transfer rates if you are planning to send money to Vanuatu whilst avoiding expensive fees, whether transferring money online, via mobile, or in person with a preferred carrier. Vanuatuans living in Australia or New Zealand pay different transfer fees when sending funds to Vanuatu depending on the provider they choose, so as an impartial service our aim is to provide you with the simplest tools possible to help you make choices that best suit your needs.

Capital City: Port Vila
Population: 276,244 (World Bank 2017)
Currency: Vanuatu vatu (VUV)
Area: 12,190 km2


In 2017, 1480 Vanuatu-born people were living in Australia.

in 2013, 492 Ni Vanuatu people were living in New Zealand.

Remittance Statistics

World Bank (2017)

Estimated bilateral remittances: US$ 19 mn

Estimated remittances from Australia to Vanuatu: US$ 4 mn

Estimated remittances from New Zealand to Vanuatu: US$ 0 mn

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Sending Money to Vanuatu:

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Embassies & Consulates in Australia:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Vanuatu, Sydney

54 Eden Street
NSW 2205

Ph: 02 9597 4046

Embassies & Consulates in New Zealand:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Vanuatu, Auckland

Level 3, Building 10 
666 Great South Road
Ellerslie Auckland 1061

Ph: (09) 969 1600
Email: m.kalotiti@xtra.co.nz


Vanuatu Daily Post


The Vanuatu Independent