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International Rankings of Solomon Islands - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Solomon Islands, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Solomon Islands, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 59 0.2 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 194 1000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 85 36 % 2021
Internet users - total 173 255600 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 N/A 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 196 7000 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 81 67 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 174 474000 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 186 537.000 million US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 186 514.000 million US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 58 2.9 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 89 78.192 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 174 757.000 million US Dollars 2017
Exports 190 413.657 million US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 201 1.298 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 133 25.8 % of GDP 2011
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 135 N/A % of GDP 0
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 187 N/A % of GDP 0
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 107 49.6 % of GDP 2011
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 145 N/A % of GDP 0
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 75 N/A % of GDP 0
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 14 34.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 167 7.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 112 58.1 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 66 37.1 % 2013
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 198 619.460 million US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 172 3.84 % 2020
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 177 0.12 % 2021
Labor force 164 366000 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 127 12.7 % 2012
Public debt 189 11.46 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 201 1.703 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 175 0.2 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 159 2400 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 83 3.13 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 159 694.515 million US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 77 21.05 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 206 1.03 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 200 2.32 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 152 1.6 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 155 1.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 191 333000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 195 93.527 million kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 194 40000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 184 14.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 35 75.3 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 36 76.3 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 43 79.2 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 35 2.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 28 94.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 44 2.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 164 6.955 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 181 2200 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 195 1577 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 176 0.17 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 168 0.43 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 169 7.83 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 186 3.9 2018
Land use - arable land 155 0.7 2018
Land use - forest 6 78.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 59 2.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 159 0.3 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 1 20.27 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 98 44.700 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 146 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - industrial 109 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - municipal 115 N/A cubic meters 2024
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 29 3.57 2025
Urbanization - urban population 165 26 2023
Geography
Area - land 145 27986 sq km 0
Area - total 145 28896 sq km 0
Area - water 71 910143 sq km 0
Coastline 26 5313 km 0
Elevation - highest point 93 2335 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 152 N/A meters 2024
Irrigated land 160 0 sq km 2022
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 186 3.9 2018
Land use - arable land 155 0.7 2018
Land use - forest 6 78.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 59 2.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 159 0.3 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 2024
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 103 1.1 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 133 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 134 1.19 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 90 0.06 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 51 22.3 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 23 16.2 % 2015
Contraceptive prevalence rate 98 29.3 % 2015
Current health expenditure 72 4.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 40 64.1 % 2023
Death rate 86 4 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 135 6 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 34 16.5 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 35 74.8 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 35 68.8 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 40 95 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 24 34.1 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 14 26.9 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 25 5 % of population 0
Education expenditures 2 12.8 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 44 1.38 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 101 15.679 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 74 23.3 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 76 19.5 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 115 79.794 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 62 74.3 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 60 77 years 2023
Literacy - definition 3 N/A 2024
Literacy - female 122 N/A % 0
Literacy - male 100 N/A % 0
Literacy - total population 110 N/A % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 62 122 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 12 25169 years 0
Median age - male 121 24.6 years 0
Median age - total 116 24.8 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 57 22.6 2015
Net migration rate 73 1.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 60 22.5 % 2016
Physicians density 143 0.19 physicians/1,000 population 2016
Population 167 714766 2023
Population growth rate 48 1.69 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 31 95.6 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 14 77.4 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 14 59.4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 64 4.4 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 10 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 18 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 24 0.89 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 15 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 53 2.82 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 29 3.57 2025
Urbanization - urban population 165 26 2023
Transportation
Airports 94 35 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 124 25 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 100 3.840 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 122 427806 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 96 6 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 130 34 km 2011
Roadways - total 111 1390 km 2011
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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