Solomon Islands population 676,669 (live)

The population of Solomon Islands is expected to grow by 13,000 in 2022 and reach 684,000 in 2023. 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 23.1 in 2020.

Current population 676,669 people at present (Sunday 22nd of May 2022)
Median Age 25.5 years
Population density 24.0 per km2
Population of Solomon Islands from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
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 2021 the population of Solomon Islands was 659,000 and the average age increased from 22.9 in 1960 to 25.2. Urban population has increased from 65,246 (15.8%) in 2000 to 171,000 (25.4%) in the current year. The population density of Solomon Islands has changed from 8.2 in 1980 to 23.1 in 2020.

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 2021

The population growth rate is 1.97% (12,000 residents, including 2,935 deaths). The demographics of Solomon Islands constitutes of 330,000 women and 341,000 men, which means there are 1,033 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 47.5% of population (318,931) is 19 or younger, 49.0% of population (329,213) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.8% of population (25,267) is over 65.

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