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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.52 0.647 0.77
Global Rank 169th 168th 166th
Global Population Share 0.007% 0.008% 0.009%
Global Population Density 18.16 22.43 26.71
Global Population Density Rank 144th 146th 148th
Average Life Expectancy 68.57 71.79 74.09
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 132nd 124th 120th
Fertility Rate 4.23 3.63 3.2
Fertility Rate Global Rank 46th 42nd 40th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Solomon Islands Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 1 0.26%
Lower respiratory infections 9 2.38%
Congenital birth defects 9 2.38%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 21 5.56%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 160 42.33%
Drowning 4 1.06%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 1 0.26%
Measles 0 0%
Road accidents 7 1.85%
Cancers 0 0%
Digestive diseases 2 0.53%

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Highlights of Solomon Islands BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Solomon Islands gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 79.10%79.10%
    • Fat : 19.21%19.21%
    • Plant protein : 7.06%7.06%
    • Animal protein : 3.17%3.17%
  • 8.53% increase in caloric supply : Currently Solomon Islands gets 2391/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2203/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Starchy Roots, Cereals & Grains and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Solomon Islands
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Solomon Islands
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Solomon Islands average intake is 37.15 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Bananas and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Solomon Islands
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Solomon Islands average Fruit intake is 141.45grams
  • In Solomon Islands, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 51.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Solomon Islands is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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