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This page provides information on Kiribati’s population, embassies, and financial remittance
details. We also give important links to learn more about comparing money transfer options if
you want to send money to Kiribati cheaply, whether in person, via mobile, or online.
Kiribatians living in Australia or New Zealand see a lot of variation in service costs when
transferring funds to Kiribati depending on the financial carrier chosen, so as a purely
informative service it is our goal to give access to as much clear information possible to help
you make the best choice for you and your loved ones.

Capital City: South Tarawa

Population: 117,606 (World Bank 2019)

Currency: Australian dollar

Area: 811 km2


In 2018, 3,225 people of I-Kiribati ethnicity were living in New Zealand.

In 2016, 505 migrants of I-Kiribati ancestry were living in Australia

Remittance Statistics

World Bank (2021)

Estimated global inbound remittances US$19m 


Send Money to Kiribati

View transfer rates to send money from Australia to Kiribati


Embassies & Consulates in Australia:

Consulate-General of the Republic of Kiribati

Highfield Park
35-39 Railway Parade
Burradoo NSW 2576

Ph: (02) 9388 1755
Mobile: 0418 225 196
Email: [email protected]