Solomon Islands

    Religious Affiliation
    Chart source: Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, 2010
    Total Population
    623,281 1
    Urban
    23.7% 1
    Rural
    76.3% 1
    Immigrants as % of Population
    0.4% 2
    Level of Public Corruption
    43 (100 is very clean, 0 is highly corrupt) 4
    Fertility Rate
    4.00 live births per woman 6
    Under-Five Mortality Rate
    19.00 deaths per 1,000 live births 6
    Life Expectancy at Birth
    70 years 6
    Internet Users
    36% 6
    GDP per Capita
    US$2,374 6
    Population Living Below US$2.15 per Day
    26.6% 6
    Religious Freedom: Government Restrictions Index (GRI)
    1.1 - Low
    Religious Freedom: Social Hostilities Index (SHI)
    0.8 - Low

    These statistics are derived from the Vatican's official publication, Statistical Yearbook of the Church 2020 (Vatican City: Librera Editrice Vaticana, 2022). The numbers may differ from data reported by other sources on this site.

    Baptized Catholics
    134,000
    Baptized Catholics as % of Total Population
    22.29
    Baptisms per Year (Under age 7)
    4,154
    Baptisms per Year (Over age 7)
    214
    First Communions per Year
    4,510
    Confirmations per Year
    3,886
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Primary Schools
    5,156
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Secondary Schools
    7,802
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Higher Education
    3,079
    Church Marriages per Year
    596
    Church Marriages in Which Both Spouses are Catholics
    483
    Priests
    89
    Women Religious (Nuns & Sisters)
    120
    Catholics per Priest
    1,506
    Parishes
    34
    Mission Stations (no resident priests)
    59
    Catholic Hospitals
    4