Solomon Islands Country Monitor on Migration & Remittances

The Solomon Islands Country Monitor on Migration and Remittances provides key information about the south Pacific nation’s economy, population, migration and remittances and more.

The facts-based report is intended for UNCDF’s various partners in the Pacific that may not be familiar with Solomon Islands ecosystem:

  • Solomon Islands is an archipelago in the South Pacific, located east of Papua New Guinea and northeast of Australia.
  • English and Pidjin are the official languages
  • Solomon Islands population is relatively young, with the median age being 23.5 years (23.2 for males
  • and 23.7 for females)
  • Solomon Islands gained its independence in 1978 and practices a system of government referred to as a Constitutional Monarchy
  • The Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is the current leader of the Government
  • Solomon Islands’ economy has grown slowly throughout the previous five years, from 2017 to 2019, before shrinking in 2020 and recovering in 2021

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