Solomon Islands Basic Facts  

 
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Population mid-2009 .........................595,000
GDP per capita 2008 (PPP, US$)........... 1900
GDP 2008 (PPP, US$ billions)................ .52

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 3.3
Labor force (%) ....... 3.2

Total Area...................................................................11,500 sq. mi. 6
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 18
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 23
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 64
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................26