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 7.0 years less
In Solomon Islands, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
make 68.0% more money
Solomon Islands has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2020, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Solomon Islands, 12.7% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
have 16.2% more children
In Solomon Islands, there are approximately 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
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 39.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Solomon Islands, approximately 20.0 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 27.4% more likely to have access to electricity
In Solomon Islands, approximately 67% of people have electricity access (77% in urban areas, and 64% in rural areas) as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 48.6% more likely to have internet access
In Solomon Islands, approximately 12.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
spend 49.5% less on education
Solomon Islands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
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
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