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Papua New Guinea

Facts and stats about Papua New Guinea

6.43 million

Population. Ranked 105th in 2013.

$2,184.16

GDP per capita. Ranked 124th in 2012.

Borders

Indonesia 820 km
Largest city Port Moresby - 250,000
Capital city Port Moresby - 250,000
Major language English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit kina
Head of state Queen Elizabeth II, represented by a Governor-General.
Prime minister Peter O'Neill
Alternative names new guinea, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, papua n.g.
Groups Christian countries, East Asia and Pacific, Hot countries, Island countries, Sparsely populated countries, World

Interesting observations about Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea ranked first for sex ratio > 65 years and over amongst Christian countries in 2013.
Papua New Guinea ranked second for percentage living in rural areas. amongst Hot countries in 2003.
Papua New Guinea ranked first for maritime claims > territorial sea amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2013.
Papua New Guinea ranked #13 for airports globally in 2013.
Papua New Guinea ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > exports of goods and services amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2013.
Papua New Guinea has ranked in the top 2 for average precipitation in depth > mm per year since 1962.

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