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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Oceania-Melanesia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 28896  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 595  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 21.3  
Capital city 2015 Honiara  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 73 2014.  
Currency 2015 Solomon Is. Dollar (SBD) Solomon Islands Dollar.  
UN membership date 2013 19 September 1978  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 1103  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 720  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 429  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 1.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 10.6  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 12.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1927.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1367.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 915.1  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 28.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 28.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 30.4  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 15.8  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 13.3  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 7.5  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 56.0  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 57.9  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 62.1  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 33.9 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 35.6 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 39.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 61.2/73.6 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 61.2/74.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 61.3/74.3 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 271 Honiara. 2013.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 226 Honiara.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 149 Honiara.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 118 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 118 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -50  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -144  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -90  
Exports (million US$) 2015 400.4  
Imports (million US$) 2015 465.8  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -65.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 China (58.0), United Kingdom (7.4), India (7.2)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 Australia (28.9), Singapore (17.1), Malaysia (10.7)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.1  
Urban population (%) 2015 22.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 69.0/66.2  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 75  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 2.6/0.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 20  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 3  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 38  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.1  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 112.1/115.5  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 47.0/49.8 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 2.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 65.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 9.0 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 238  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 78.5 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 198/0.4  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 3 Estimate.  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 11.0 Estimate.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 93.2/77.2  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 81.4/15.0  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 18.1  
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