Solomon Islands Country Data

CountrySolomon Islands
Country CodeSLB
Urban population percentage of total (2012)20.92
Urban population (2012)114,951
Land area (sq. km, 2011)27,990
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$68,257,107
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$17,172,183
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$498,913,805
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)0.86
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)97
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)9
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)7
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)80
Tax payments (number, 2013)34
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)24.9
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)53.34
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)0.38
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)7.00
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.41
GDP (current US$, 2012)$1,008,424,232
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)3.90
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)1,835
Labor force (2012)217,269
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)67.29
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)40.37
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)3.35
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)56.28
Population growth (annual %, 2012)2.13
Population (Total, 2012)549,598