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Solomon Islands People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Solomon Islands People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 15, 2010

Population:
595,613 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 39.5% (male 119,875/female 115,127)
15-64 years: 57.1% (male 171,792/female 168,023)
65 years and over: 3.5% (male 9,849/female 10,947) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 19.7 years
male: 19.5 years
female: 19.8 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.392% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
27.69 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
3.77 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
NA (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 18% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.9 male(s)/female
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 19.03 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 21.65 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.28 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 73.69 years
male: 71.14 years
female: 76.37 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.52 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Nationality:
noun: Solomon Islander(s)
adjective: Solomon Islander

Ethnic groups:
Melanesian 94.5%, Polynesian 3%, Micronesian 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 0.2% (1999 census)

Religions:
Church of Melanesia 32.8%, Roman Catholic 19%, South Seas Evangelical 17%, Seventh-Day Adventist 11.2%, United Church 10.3%, Christian Fellowship Church 2.4%, other Christian 4.4%, other 2.4%, unspecified 0.3%, none 0.2% (1999 census)

Languages:
Melanesian pidgin in much of the country is lingua franca; English (official but spoken by only 1%-2% of the population); 120 indigenous languages

Literacy:
NA

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 8 years
male: 9 years
female: 8 years (2005)

Education expenditures:
3.3% of GDP (1999)


NOTE: The information regarding Solomon Islands on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Solomon Islands People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Solomon Islands People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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