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Solomon Island

 

 

SOLOMON ISLANDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 28,896 sq.km. (144th)

POPULATION

 609,883 (July 2014) (169th)

 

 PLATFORM DATA
National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:           56.2 %

25 – 64yrs:         39.8 %

65yrs and over: 4.1 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

74.89 yrs

 

Youth Development Index  

129/170 (medium)

 

National

G.D.P

 

$1.046 billion (2014 est.) (104th)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$1,800 (2014 est.) (206th)

 

 

Currency

 

Solomon Islands dollars (SBD)

 

Economic

Drivers

 

timber, fish, copra, palm oil, mining, cocoa

Official

Languages

 

Melanesian pidgin (in much of the country is lingua franca), English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population)

 

Other Local

Languages

 

120 indigenous languages

Climatic

Zone

 

tropical monsoon; few extremes of temperature and weather

 

Religious

Expression

 

Protestant 73.4% (Church of Melanesia 31.9%, South Sea Evangelical 17.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 11.7%, United Church 10.1%, Christian Fellowship Church 2.5%), Roman Catholic 19.6%, other Christian 2.9%, other 4%, none 0.03%, unspecified 0.1% (2009 est.)

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

Solomon Island Christian Association

 

Address

P.O. Box 334

Phone

+677-23130

Fax

+677-26150

 

Airports

 

 

Afutara Airport

Ulawa Airport (Arona Airport)

Auki Gwaunaru’u Airport

Avu Avu Airport

Balalae Airport

Bellona/Anua Airport

Choiseul Bay Airport

Gatokae Aerodrome (Gatokae Airport)

 

Others See Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airports_in_the_Solomon_Islands

 

 

Airstrips

 

Central Airstrips
Choiseul Airstrips
Guadalcanal Airstrips

Honiara Airstrips
Isabel Airstrips
Makira-Ulawa Airstrips

Malaita Airstrips
Rennell and Bellona Airstrips
Temotu Airstrips

Western Airstrips

 

 

Road Network

 

 

1,391 km

Rail Network No data
Corruption

Rating

n/a
Security

Rating

n/a

 

 

 

 

 


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