Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Solomon Islands instead of Italy, you would:
live 6.3 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 13.1% more likely to be obese
In Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Solomon Islands, that number is 22.5% of people as of 2016.
make 94.2% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $38,200 as of 2017, while in Solomon Islands, the GDP per capita is $2,200 as of 2017.
have 2.8 times more children
In Italy, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, there are 23.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 52.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, 104.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, on the other hand, 13.4 children do as of 2020.
be 52.1% less likely to have access to electricity
In Italy, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Solomon Islands, 48% of the population do as of 2016.
be 84.0% less likely to have internet access
In Italy, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Solomon Islands, about 11.9% do as of 2018.
be 26.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Italy, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, that number is 74% of people on average (95% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 2.6 times more on education
Italy spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Solomon Islands spends 9.9% of total GDP on education as of 2010.
see 30.1% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Solomon Islands, that number is 5,313 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Solomon Islands: At a glance
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