Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Solomon Islands, you would:
be 42.7% more likely to be obese
In Solomon Islands, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 11.4 times more money
Solomon Islands has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2020, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $28,400 as of 2020.
be 13.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Solomon Islands, 12.7% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Turkey, however, that number is 14.4% as of 2018.
be 83.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Solomon Islands, approximately 104.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
have 37.1% fewer children
In Solomon Islands, there are approximately 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Turkey, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 49.9% more likely to have access to electricity
In Solomon Islands, approximately 67% of the population has electricity access as of 2018. In Turkey, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 6.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Solomon Islands, approximately 12.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Turkey, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
be 35.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Solomon Islands, approximately 73% of people have improved drinking water access (95% in urban areas, and 66% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 99% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 57.4% less on education
Solomon Islands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 10.4% less on healthcare
Solomon Islands spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 4.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 35.5% more coastline
Solomon Islands has a total of 5,313 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
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