Solomon Islands


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Capital Honiara
Neighbouring Countries
Total Area 28,450 km2
  - Water 910 km2 (3.20%) / 320 m2/ha
  - Land 27,540 km2
Coastline 5,313 km
Population 477,742 (16.5 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.591 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA n/a (1995)
Nominal GDPB $460 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $1,900
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 733 km2 (2.66%)
     - Arable 171 km2 (0.62%)
     - Permanent Crops 562 km2 (2.04%)
     - Irrigated km2
  - Non cultivated 7,492,621 km2 (97.34%)
Average Annual RainfallD 3028 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 44.7 km3
Water WithdrawalsF km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use n/a
  - For Domestic Use n/a
  - For Industrial Use n/a
  - Per Capita m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 70%
     - Urban population 94%
     - Rural population 65%
  - Improved Sanitation 31%
     - Urban population 98%
     - Rural population 18%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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