On this community page you will find recent summaries about the Solomon Island’s population, media, and remittance details. We also provide useful links to tools allowing you to compare money transfer options if you’re planning to send money to the Solomon Islands and want to avoid expensive fees, whether transferring via mobile phone, or online, or in person. Solomon Islanders living in Australia or New Zealand see noticeable differences in fees when transferring funds to the Solomon Islands depending on the provider chosen. For this reason, as an externally owned service we want to provide you with as much clarity as possible to allow you to make informed choices when handling you and your loved ones finances.
Capital City: Honiara
Population: 549,600 (World Bank 2012)
Currency: Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Area: 28,400 km2
In 2006 1,499 Solomon Island-born people were living in Australia.
World Bank (2012)
Estimated bilateral remittances: US$ 2 mn
Estimated remittances from Australia to Solomon Islands: US$ 1 mn
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|Embassies & Consulates in Australia:|
High Commission of the Solomon Islands, Canberra
1 Beale Crescent
Consulate of the Solomon Islands, Queensland
5 Cassiopeia Place
Consulate of the Solomon Islands, Victoria
|Embassies & Consulates in New Zealand:|
High Commission of the Solomon Islands, Wellington
Level 1, Wakefield House, 90 The Terrace, Wellington 6011, Wellington
Ph: 04 472 2827
The Solomon Times Online