Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Solomon Islands instead of Mexico, you would:
be 22.1% less likely to be obese
In Mexico, 28.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Solomon Islands, that number is 22.5% of people as of 2016.
make 88.9% less money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $19,900 as of 2017, while in Solomon Islands, the GDP per capita is $2,200 as of 2017.
have 34.1% more children
In Mexico, there are approximately 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, there are 23.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Mexico, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, 104.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 10.7 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 Mexico, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Solomon Islands, 48% of the population do as of 2016.
be 81.9% less likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 65.8% 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 Mexico, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 97% 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 2.0 times more on education
Mexico spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Solomon Islands spends 9.9% of total GDP on education as of 2010.
see 43.1% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 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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