Solomon Islands Population: 680,716

The Solomon Islands is the sovereign state situated in Oceania. The capital of the nation is Honiara. The queen of the island is Elizabeth II, who is represented by the Governor-general. The place contains many active and also dormant volcanoes. Because of the volcanoes, the forests are lush, and the soil fertile. There are only terrestrial mammals found on the island like the bats and small rodents. The flowers on the island are bright and cover the landscapes. Birds and reptiles are found at large in the forests.

Largest cities by population in the Solomon Islands

Honiara is the largest city on the island, as well as the most populated city.

Solomon Islands population history

In the year 2000, the population of the country was 412,660, but now it has risen to 686,884. The median age of the country has increased to 19.9. The urban population of the country has increased to 159,686. The global population rank of the nation is now 166.

Solomon Islands population forecast

In the year 2050, the population of the nation is expected to be 1,290,216. The median age of the country will be 24.6. The urban population of the country will have risen to 385,392. Then the global population rank of the nation will come to position 160.

Solomon Islands demographics

The life expectancy of the people in the Solomon Islands is 73.38 years. The infant mortality rate of the country is 13.9.

Solomon Islands religion and politics

The religion of this island is majorly Christianity. The predominant groups are Roman catholic, the united church in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, and Seventh-day Adventist. The other minor denominations are Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons. The remaining of the population follows Islam and Baha’I faith. The Muslim communities belong to the denomination Ahmadiyya. Some people follow the aboriginal religions of the nation.

The island follows the constitutional monarchy. There is a parliamentary system. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of the state. There is a governor-generall who represents the queen, who is chosen for a term of five years. The head of the government is the prime minister who is chosen through election by the parliament.

Solomon Islands economy

The per capita GDP of the Solomon Islands is $600, and it shows that it needs development. Many labor forces work in the agricultural sector and fishing. Goods and petroleum products are imported. The cash crops such as cacao, palm oil, and copra are produced here.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%