Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea: 18,790 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Papua New Guinea is a country in the Pacific.
Papua New Guinea has a population of 8,42 million. Papua New Guinea has a fertility rate von 3,84 births per women. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Papua New Guinea in the year 2050 will rise to 13,87 million and in the year 2100 to 18,96 million. The life expectency in Papua New Guinea is low in the international comparison at 65,0 years.

With an area of 462.840 sq. km Papua New Guinea ranks 52th among all countries in the world. The border of Papua New Guinea with its neighbor countries is 820 km in total length. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 5.152 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 came to 20,21 billion US $ and ranks 110th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita is 2.500 US $ and ranks at the lower end in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 30,8 % of the GDP, therefore Papua New Guinea ranks among the countries with a low debt level. Papua New Guinea has an unemployment rate of 2,6 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1975
ISO country code PG
Internet Domain .pg
License plate PNG
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Papua New Guinea

All datasets for Papua New Guinea by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (125)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (186)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (17,452)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (631)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Patent applications, residents
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (368)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (28)
Internet users
Mobile phones
Merchant marine