Solomon Islands population 693,140 (live)

The population of Solomon Islands is expected to grow by 12,000 in 2023 and reach 696,000 in 2024. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 2,400 people yearly. The population density of Solomon Islands has changed from 8.2 in 1980 to 23.6 in 2021.

Current population 693,140 people at present (Thursday 5th of October 2023)
Median Age 25.5 years
Population density 24.4 per km2
Population of Solomon Islands from 1960 to 2023 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2023 684,000 12,000 (1.8%) -2,400 25.5 24 177,000 (25.8%)
2022 672,000 13,000 (1.9%) -2,400 25.5 24 171,000 (25.4%)
2021 659,000 12,000 (1.8%) -2,400 25.2 24 165,000 (25.0%)
2020 647,000 12,000 (1.9%) -2,400 24.9 3.64 23 159,000 (24.5%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -2,400 24.9 3.69 23 153,000 (24.1%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -2,400 24.6 3.75 22 148,000 (23.7%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -2,400 24.5 3.80 22 142,000 (23.2%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -2,400 24.3 3.85 21 136,542 (22.8%)
2015 587,482 11,978 (2.0%) -2,400 24.2 3.91 21 131,179 (22.3%)
2010 527,790 11,711 (2.2%) -2,374 23.6 4.24 19 105,811 (20.0%)
2005 469,885 11,561 (2.5%) -2,379 23.1 4.50 17 83,790 (17.8%)
2000 412,609 11,071 (2.7%) -980 22.6 4.72 15 65,246 (15.8%)
1995 359,225 10,000 (2.8%) -135 22.1 5.20 13 52,677 (14.7%)
1990 311,840 8,587 (2.8%) -194 21.7 5.85 11 42,650 (13.7%)
1985 270,801 8,092 (3.0%) -366 21.5 6.28 10 33,669 (12.4%)
1980 230,607 7,710 (3.3%) 21.5 6.75 8 24,389 (10.6%)
1975 193,445 7,113 (3.7%) 36 21.6 7.24 7 17,652 (9.1%)
1970 160,290 5,415 (3.4%) 424 22.8 6.91 6 14,293 (8.9%)
1965 136,847 4,065 (3.0%) 438 22.8 6.42 5 9,915 (7.2%)
1960 117,866 3,530 (2.9%) 470 22.9 6.39 4 6,799 (5.8%)

In 2022 the population of Solomon Islands was 672,000 and the average age increased from 22.9 in 1960 to 25.5. Urban population has increased from 65,246 (15.8%) in 2000 to 177,000 (25.8%) in the current year. The population density of Solomon Islands has changed from 8.2 in 1980 to 23.6 in 2021.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -2,400 24.9 3.64 23 159,000 (24.5%)
2025 709,000 13,000 (1.8%) -2,400 26.0 3.41 25 189,000 (26.6%)
2030 773,000 13,000 (1.7%) -2,400 26.9 3.21 28 221,000 (28.6%)
2035 839,000 14,000 (1.7%) -2,400 27.9 3.04 30 254,000 (30.3%)
2040 905,000 13,000 (1.4%) -2,400 29.0 2.89 32 289,000 (31.9%)
2045 970,000 13,000 (1.3%) -2,400 30.0 2.75 35 325,000 (33.5%)
2050 1,033,000 13,000 (1.3%) -2,400 31.0 2.63 37 363,000 (35.2%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 77.7 (75.8 years for male and 79.6 years for females). Population density will go up to 36.9 people per square kilometer.

Solomon Islands demographics 2022

The demographics of Solomon Islands constitutes of 336,000 women and 348,000 men, which means there are 1,036 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 47.2% of population (322,985) is 19 or younger, 49.1% of population (335,502) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.8% of population (26,129) is over 65.

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