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    Solomon Islands People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/solomon_islands/solomon_islands_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 441,039 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 45% (male 101,338; female 97,584)
      15-64 years: 52% (male 116,045; female 112,840)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 6,571; female 6,661) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 3.24% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 36.62 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 4.21 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.99 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 23.93 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 71.77 years
      male: 69.26 years
      female: 74.41 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 5.12 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Solomon Islander(s)
      adjective: Solomon Islander

      Ethnic groups Melanesian 93%, Polynesian 4%, Micronesian 1.5%, European 0.8%, Chinese 0.3%, other 0.4%

      Religions Anglican 34%, Roman Catholic 19%, Baptist 17%, United (Methodist/Presbyterian) 11%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, other Protestant 5%, traditional beliefs 4%

      Languages Melanesian pidgin in much of the country is lingua franca, English spoken by 1%-2% of population
      note: 120 indigenous languages

      Literacy NA

      NOTE: The information regarding Solomon Islands on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Solomon Islands People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Solomon Islands People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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