Politics and Economics of Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has a Westminster-style parliamentary democracy, with a constitutional monarchy, and is part of the Commonwealth realm.

There are currently more than ten registered political parties, including: People’s Alliance Party (PAP), People’s Congress Party (PCP), Democratic Party (DP), People’s Progressive Party (PPP), United Party (UP), National Party (NP), Liberal Party (LP), Association of Independent Members (AIM), and OUR Party.

Solomon Islands has a democratically elected 50 member unicameral Parliament.  Members are directly elected by simple majority vote for 4 year terms.

Manasseh Sogavare has been the Prime Minister since 9 December 2014.

The next election is due in 2018.

The head of state is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952), represented by Governor General Sir Frank Kabui GCMG, CSI, OBE.
Further general information about the Politics of Solomon islands can be found at:

The World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bp.html


Economic indicators about Solomon Islands can be found at the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund.  It is prudent and advisable to carry out your own assessment.