Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Solomon Islands instead of Montenegro, you would:

Economy

make 87.6% less money


Montenegro has a GDP per capita of $17,700, while in Solomon Islands, the GDP per capita is $2,200.

Life

be 14.8% less likely to be literate


In Montenegro, the literacy rate is 98.7%. In Solomon Islands, it is 84.1%.

have 2.5 times more children


In Montenegro, there are approximately 10.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Solomon Islands, there are 24.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 16.3 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Montenegro, approximately 7.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Solomon Islands, 114.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 77.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Montenegro, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Solomon Islands, 23% of the population do.

be 84.3% less likely to have internet access


In Montenegro, approximately 69.9% of the population has internet access. In Solomon Islands, about 11.0% do.

be 19.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Montenegro, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas). In Solomon Islands, that number is 81% of people on average (93% in urban areas, and 77% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 20.3% less on healthcare


Montenegro spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Solomon Islands, that number is 5.1% of GDP.

Geography

see 18.1 times more coastline


Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In Solomon Islands, that number is 5,313 km.

Solomon Islands: At a glance

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 27,986 sq km. The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the most bitter fighting of World War II occurred on this archipelago. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Ethnic violence, government malfeasance, and endemic crime have undermined stability and civil society. In June 2003, then Prime Minister Sir Allan KEMAKEZA sought the assistance of Australia in reestablishing law and order; the following month, an Australian-led multinational force arrived to restore peace and disarm ethnic militias. The Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has generally been effective in restoring law and order and rebuilding government institutions.

How big is Solomon Islands compared to Montenegro? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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