Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Solomon Islands instead of Russia, you would:
live 4.3 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Solomon Islands, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
make 90.6% less money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $26,500 as of 2020, while in Solomon Islands, the GDP per capita is $2,500 as of 2020.
have 2.4 times more children
In Russia, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Solomon Islands, there are 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 6.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, 104.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Russia, approximately 6.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Solomon Islands, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2022.
be 33.3% less likely to have access to electricity
In Russia, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, 67% of the population do as of 2018.
be 85.9% less likely to have internet access
In Russia, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, about 12.0% do as of 2019.
be 25.1% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Russia, approximately 98% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, that number is 73% of people on average (95% in urban areas, and 66% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 15.8% less on healthcare
Russia spends 5.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Solomon Islands, that number is 4.8% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 2.1 times more on education
Russia spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Solomon Islands spends 10.1% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 85.9% less coastline
Russia has a total of 37,653 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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