Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Solomon Islands

Capital: Honiara
World Bank Region: East Asia & Pacific
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 27,990 (2007)
Population (people): 492,075 (2007)
Population density (people per km2 land area): 17.58 (2007)
Population growth (annual): 2.3% (2007)
Life expectancy at birth (years): 66 (2007)
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 28 (2007)
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,651.87 (2007)
GDP growth (annual): 7.3% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 1,607,260 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.12% (2014)

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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Arnavon Islands 10538 10538 154 VI
East Rennell 168242 168242 823 Not Assigned
Kia 555547898 555547898 916 Not Reported
Tetepare 555547868 555547868 142 V
Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Solomon Archipelago 3.62 3.19 3.0 73.34 77.83
Vanuatu 0.36 0.0 1.61 19.48 0.0