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Solomon Islands

Area of Solomon Islands 28,292.4 km²
Population 516,709
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +202%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +41.8%
Timezone Solomon Islands Time
Solomon Islands is a sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of 28,400 square kilometres . Source: Wikipedia

Solomon Islands Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 171,077 276,786 364,341 516,709
Population Density 6.05 / km² 9.78 / km² 12.9 / km² 18.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Solomon Islands Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1760 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 27,677 n/a n/a
1900 50,950 6.3% 2,327
1910 52,575 3.2% 1,625
1920 58,264 10.8% 5,689
1930 64,562 10.8% 6,298
1940 71,532 10.8% 6,970
1950 79,246 10.8% 7,714
1960 104,078 31.3% 24,832
1970 140,549 35% 36,471
1990 276,786 40.3% 68,118
2000 364,341 31.6% 87,555
2020 571,084 25.2% 103,371
2030 671,960 17.7% 100,876
2040 764,430 13.8% 92,470
2050 837,090 9.5% 72,660
2060 891,590 6.5% 54,500
2070 928,096 4.1% 36,506
2080 944,468 1.8% 16,372
2090 943,213 -0.1% -1,255
2100 929,192 -1.5% -14,021
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Solomon Islands Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1949 to 2020)

Average Temp
26.7°C
80.1°F
Average High
31.7°C
89.0°F
Average Low
22.5°C
72.6°F
   Record High Temperature
34.3°C
93.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.1°C
70.0°F
   Average Precipitation
95.3 mm
3.8 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.8 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Cyclone High (9)
Drought Low (1.7)
Volcano Medium (6)
Earthquake High (7.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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