Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Solomon Islands, you would:
be 68.4% less likely to be obese
In Solomon Islands, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
live 7.2 years less
In Solomon Islands, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
make 59.1% more money
Solomon Islands has a GDP per capita of $2,200 as of 2017, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $3,500 as of 2017.
have 15.3% more children
In Solomon Islands, there are approximately 23.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Kenya, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Solomon Islands, approximately 104.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Solomon Islands, approximately 13.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Kenya, on the other hand, 29.8 children do as of 2020.
be 16.9% more likely to have access to electricity
In Solomon Islands, approximately 48% of people have electricity access (70% in urban areas, and 42% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 56% of people on average (78% in urban areas, and 39% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 49.6% more likely to have internet access
In Solomon Islands, approximately 11.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
spend 47.5% less on education
Solomon Islands spends 9.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2010. Kenya spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 89.9% less coastline
Solomon Islands has a total of 5,313 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
How big is Kenya compared to Solomon Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.