Solomon Islands Population 2022


Solomon Islands map
  • The current population of Solomon Islands is estimated at 723,171 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Solomon Islands represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Solomon Islands is 18.4 inhabitants per km2.
  • Solomon Islands is located in Ocenia.
  • Solomon Islands ranks number 166 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Solomon Islands is -9.608623. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 160.126943.
  • The median age in Solomon Islands is 20.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Solomon Islands is SBD $8.00 per hour, around USD $0.98 per hour, in 2022.
  • The countries that Solomon Islands shares its land boundary with are not existent - It has no land borders.

Solomon Islands

Official name Solomon Islands
Location Ocenia
Capital Honiara
Population 721,617 (as of July 2022)
Population density 18.4/km2
Population growth rate 2.48% (in 2022)
Area 28,400 km2 (10,965.30 sq mi)
Official language English
Currency Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Life expectancy 73.25 years
Internet TLD .sb
Call code +677

Solomon Islands Population Graph

Solomon Islands Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 687,565 349,627 337,938 50.85% 49.15% 169,622 24.67%
2019 670,491 340,945 329,546 50.85% 49.15% 162,326 24.21%
2018 653,509 332,309 321,200 50.85% 49.15% 155,208 23.75%
2017 636,666 323,681 312,985 50.84% 49.16% 148,280 23.29%
2016 620,057 315,237 304,820 50.84% 49.16% 141,497 22.82%
2015 603,736 306,879 296,857 50.83% 49.17% 134,995 22.36%
2014 587,666 298,652 289,014 50.82% 49.18% 128,699 21.9%
2013 571,900 290,582 281,318 50.81% 49.19% 122,558 21.43%
2012 556,622 282,708 273,914 50.79% 49.21% 116,724 20.97%
2011 542,064 275,314 266,750 50.79% 49.21% 111,177 20.51%
2010 528,389 268,474 259,915 50.81% 49.19% 105,942 20.05%
2009 515,697 262,180 253,517 50.84% 49.16% 101,025 19.59%
2008 503,869 256,419 247,450 50.89% 49.11% 96,441 19.14%
2007 492,970 251,168 241,802 50.95% 49.05% 92,136 18.69%
2006 481,904 245,867 236,037 51.02% 48.98% 87,996 18.26%
2005 470,717 240,489 230,228 51.09% 48.91% 83,929 17.83%
2004 459,329 234,993 224,336 51.16% 48.84% 79,969 17.41%
2003 447,776 229,396 218,380 51.23% 48.77% 76,122 17%
2002 436,174 223,757 212,417 51.3% 48.7% 72,405 16.6%
2001 424,670 218,111 206,559 51.36% 48.64% 68,797 16.2%
2000 413,367 212,471 200,896 51.4% 48.6% 65,353 15.81%
1999 402,275 206,850 195,425 51.42% 48.58% 62,353 15.5%
1998 391,366 201,240 190,126 51.42% 48.58% 59,840 15.29%
1997 380,644 195,651 184,993 51.4% 48.6% 57,401 15.08%
1996 370,145 190,181 179,964 51.38% 48.62% 55,041 14.87%
1995 359,887 184,838 175,049 51.36% 48.64% 52,759 14.66%
1994 349,867 179,657 170,210 51.35% 48.65% 50,591 14.46%
1993 340,078 174,630 165,448 51.35% 48.65% 48,495 14.26%
1992 330,565 169,778 160,787 51.36% 48.64% 46,510 14.07%
1991 321,326 165,033 156,293 51.36% 48.64% 44,568 13.87%
1990 312,399 160,511 151,888 51.38% 48.62% 42,736 13.68%
1989 303,788 156,147 147,641 51.4% 48.6% 40,981 13.49%
1988 295,477 151,964 143,513 51.43% 48.57% 39,298 13.3%
1987 287,359 147,875 139,484 51.46% 48.54% 37,673 13.11%
1986 279,308 143,816 135,492 51.49% 48.51% 35,863 12.84%
1985 271,247 139,774 131,473 51.53% 48.47% 33,716 12.43%
1984 263,138 135,674 127,464 51.56% 48.44% 31,682 12.04%
1983 254,999 131,579 123,420 51.6% 48.4% 29,733 11.66%
1982 246,944 127,497 119,447 51.63% 48.37% 27,880 11.29%
1981 238,900 123,416 115,484 51.66% 48.34% 26,112 10.93%
1980 231,011 119,433 111,578 51.7% 48.3% 24,441 10.58%
1979 223,287 115,506 107,781 51.73% 48.27% 22,865 10.24%
1978 215,730 111,662 104,068 51.76% 48.24% 21,357 9.9%
1977 208,301 107,900 100,401 51.8% 48.2% 19,955 9.58%
1976 201,003 104,240 96,763 51.86% 48.14% 18,633 9.27%
1975 193,788 100,634 93,154 51.93% 48.07% 17,693 9.13%
1974 186,670 97,124 89,546 52.03% 47.97% 16,950 9.08%
1973 179,665 93,713 85,952 52.16% 47.84% 16,242 9.04%
1972 172,895 90,424 82,471 52.3% 47.7% 15,561 9%
1971 166,495 87,310 79,185 52.44% 47.56% 14,918 8.96%
1970 160,560 84,374 76,186 52.55% 47.45% 14,322 8.92%
1969 155,140 81,650 73,490 52.63% 47.37% 13,451 8.67%
1968 150,187 79,103 71,084 52.67% 47.33% 12,451 8.29%
1967 145,610 76,736 68,874 52.7% 47.3% 11,547 7.93%
1966 141,277 74,509 66,768 52.74% 47.26% 10,709 7.58%
1965 137,089 72,397 64,692 52.81% 47.19% 9,939 7.25%
1964 133,032 70,427 62,605 52.94% 47.06% 9,206 6.92%
1963 129,096 68,563 60,533 53.11% 46.89% 8,546 6.62%
1962 125,290 66,780 58,510 53.3% 46.7% 7,918 6.32%
1961 121,628 65,059 56,569 53.49% 46.51% 7,346 6.04%
1960 118,083 63,352 54,731 53.65% 46.35% 6,813 5.77%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Solomon Islands ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Solomon Islands. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Solomon Islands

# City Population 2022
1 Honiara 56,906
2 Malango 10,620
3 Auki 6,932
4 Gizo 6,238
5 Buala 2,740
6 Tulagi 1,768
7 Kirakira 1,136

Other Countries from Ocenia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Papua New Guinea 9,283,741 15/km2
New Zealand 4,917,049 19.1/km2
Fiji 939,221 46/km2
Solomon Islands 721,617 18.4/km2
Micronesia 552,921 204/km2
Samoa 202,985 70/km2
Kiribati 122,344 152/km2
Marshall Islands 59,954 293/km2
Palau 18,215 46.8/km2
Nauru 10,950 480/km2