Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Solomon Islands instead of Tanzania, you would:
live 6.5 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 72 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.
be 2.7 times more likely to be obese
In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Solomon Islands, that number is 22.5% of people as of 2016.
be 51.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tanzania, 26.4% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, however, that number is 12.7% as of 2012.
be 80.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Solomon Islands, 104.0 women do as of 2017.
be 45.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2022.
have 31.8% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 33.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Solomon Islands, there are 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 66.8% more likely to have access to electricity
In Tanzania, approximately 40% of people have electricity access (71% in urban areas, and 23% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Solomon Islands, that number is 67% of people on average (77% in urban areas, and 64% in rural areas) as of 2018.
be 45.5% less likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 22.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Solomon Islands, about 12.0% do as of 2019.
spend 3.3 times more on education
Tanzania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Solomon Islands spends 10.1% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 26.3% more on healthcare
Tanzania spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Solomon Islands, that number is 4.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 3.7 times more coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 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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