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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu. It has a land area of 28,400 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi), and a population of 652,858. Its 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 (a part of Papua New Guinea), but excludes outlying islands, such as the Santa Cruz Islands and Rennell and Bellona. The islands have been settled since at least some time between 30,000 and 28,800 BC, with later waves of migrants, notably the Lapita people, mixing and producing the modern indigenous Solomon Islanders population. In 1568, the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Mendaña was the first European to visit them, naming them the Islas Salomón. Mendaña returned decades later, in 1595, and another Spanish expedition, led by Portuguese navigator Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, visited the Solomons in 1606. Britain defined its area of interest in the Solomon Islands archipelago in June 1893, when Captain Gibson R.N., of HMS Curacoa, declared th... [More]
  • Last : 40,973.5
  • High : 43,489.6
  • Low : 40,581.9
  • Max Fluctuation : 650.7
  • Max Fluctuation % : 5.6%
  • Open : 43,279.9
  • Time : 06:46:30
  • Yesterday : 42,946.8
  • Change % : 4.82%
  • Change : 1,973.3
  • Last : 1,866.8
  • High : 1,871.31
  • Low : 1,865.06
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.02
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.03%
  • Open : 1,869.88
  • Time : 06:46:53
  • Yesterday : 1,869.82
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 3.02
  • Last : 64.72
  • High : 65.61
  • Low : 64.69
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.13
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.65%
  • Open : 65.61
  • Time : 06:46:53
  • Yesterday : 65.64
  • Change % : 1.42%
  • Change : 0.92
  • Last : 0.8185
  • High : 0.8185
  • Low : 0.8177
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.818
  • Time : 06:44:10
  • Yesterday : 0.818
  • Change % : 0.06%
  • Change : 0.0005

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Corporate Tax Rate

0 20 Dec 30 30 : 30 Monthly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 42 27 : 44 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 77 70 : 120 Yearly

Deposit Interest Rate

0 20 Dec 0.35 0.21 : 12 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 115 74 : 136 Yearly

GDP

1.43 19 Dec 1.4 0.03 : 1.43 Yearly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

2367.40 19 Dec 2365 1694 : 2640 Yearly

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 1.43 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
GDP Per Capita Ppp 2367.40 2200 2200 2200 2200 2200
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 10