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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi). The country's capital, Honiara, is located on the island of Guadalcanal. The country takes its name from the Solomon Islands archipelago, which is a collection of Melanesian islands that also includes the North Solomon Islands (part of Papua New Guinea), but excludes outlying islands, such as Rennell and Bellona, and the Santa Cruz Islands. In 1568, the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Mendaña was the first European to visit them, naming them the Islas Salomón. Britain defined its area of interest in the Solomon Islands archipelago in June 1893, when Captain Gibson R.N., of HMS Curacoa, declared the southern Solomon Islands a British protectorate. During World War II, the Solomon Islands campaign (1942–1945) saw fierce fighting between the United States and the Empire of Japan, such as in the Battle of Guadalcanal. The official name of the then British administration was changed from the British Solomon Islands Protectorate to the Solomon Islands in 1975, and self-government... [More]
  • Last : 8,771.3
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,678.2
  • Max Fluctuation : 128.1
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.72%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 20:29:09
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 6.42%
  • Change : 562.9
  • Last : 1,639.37
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.6%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:31:17
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.63%
  • Change : 10.3
  • Last : 49.54
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.31%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:31:16
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.67%
  • Change : 0.33
  • Last : 0.9185
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.53%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:29:16
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0003

Solomon Islands Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Corporate Tax Rate

0 20 Dec 30 30 : 30 Monthly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 44 27 : 44 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 70 70 : 120 Yearly

Deposit Interest Rate

0 18 Dec 0.31 0.21 : 12 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 115 74 : 136 Yearly

GDP

1.41 18 Dec 1.32 0.03 : 1.41 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Per Capita Ppp

2141.70 18 Dec 2126 1540 : 2399 Yearly USD

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 1386 1065 : 1598 Quarterly

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 1597 80.14 : 1597 Quarterly

Sales Tax Rate

10.00 20 Dec 10 10 : 15 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
GDP 1.41 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 USD Billion
GDP Per Capita Ppp 2141.70 2180 2180 2180 2180 2200 USD
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 10 %