Population in Papua New Guinea

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Population in Papua New Guinea


The continent: Oceania
  
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Dependency ratios in Papua New Guinea


total dependency ratio

67,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 142 in the world of 196 (28,06%); 9 place in Oceania from 13 (38,46%)

youth dependency ratio

62,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 145 in the world of 196 (26,53%); 10 place in Oceania from 13 (30,77%)

elderly dependency ratio

5 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 196 (90,82%); 1 place in Oceania from 13 (100%)

potential support ratio

19,90 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 174 in the world of 196 (11,73%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)

Urbanization of the population in Papua New Guinea


Population

7 619 321 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 233 (57,94%); 2 place in Oceania from 24
(95,83%)
10,13 % (2,03 % annual) ↘
min: 1 966 957; max: 7 619 321; max-min: 5 652 364 (74,18%); mid: 4 793 139;
2 826 182 (37,09%)
2,07 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 216 (73,15%); 2 place in Oceania from 19
(94,74%)
9,94 % (1,99 % annual) ↗
min: 1,66; max: 2,93; max-min: 1,27 (43,44%); mid: 2,29;
-0,225 (-10,91%)

Rural population

6 628 428 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 69 in the world of 205 (66,83%); 1 place in Oceania from 18
(100%)
10,14 % (2,03 % annual) ↘
min: 1 893 688; max: 6 628 428; max-min: 4 734 740 (71,43%); mid: 4 261 058;
2 367 370 (35,72%)
87,00 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 3 in the world of 205 (99,02%); 1 place in Oceania from 18
(100%)
0,016 % (0,0032186 % annual) ↘
min: 85,01; max: 96,28; max-min: 11,27 (11,71%); mid: 90,64;
-3,65 (-4,19%)
2,04 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 23 in the world of 205 (89,27%); 1 place in Oceania from 18
(100%)
12,19 % (2,44 % annual) ↗
min: 1,34; max: 2,83; max-min: 1,50 (52,87%); mid: 2,09;
-0,043 (-2,10%)

Urban population

990 893 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 214 (30,84%); 3 place in Oceania from 19
(89,47%)
10,03 % (2,01 % annual) ↘
min: 73 269; max: 990 893; max-min: 917 624 (92,61%); mid: 532 081;
458 812 (46,30%)
13,01 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 212 in the world of 214 (1,40%); 19 place in Oceania from 19
(5,26%)
0,108 % (0,022 % annual) ↗
min: 3,73; max: 14,99; max-min: 11,27 (75,16%); mid: 9,36;
3,65 (28,03%)
2,22 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 214 (59,81%); 4 place in Oceania from 19
(84,21%)
3,92 % (0,784 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 15,12; max-min: 13,90 (91,93%); mid: 8,17;
-5,95 (-268,20%)

Population in largest city

345 158 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 151 (1,99%); 3 place in Oceania from 3
(33,33%)
9,74 % (1,95 % annual) ↘
min: 29 103; max: 345 158; max-min: 316 055 (91,57%); mid: 187 131;
158 028 (45,78%)
4,53 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 151 (6,62%); 3 place in Oceania from 3
(33,33%)
0,435 % (0,087 % annual) ↗
min: 1,47; max: 4,73; max-min: 3,26 (68,91%); mid: 3,10;
1,43 (31,61%)

Migration in Papua New Guinea


Population

7 619 321 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 233 (57,94%); 2 place in Oceania from 24
(95,83%)
10,13 % (2,03 % annual) ↘
min: 1 966 957; max: 7 619 321; max-min: 5 652 364 (74,18%); mid: 4 793 139;
2 826 182 (37,09%)

International migrant stock, total

25 782 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 214 (20,56%); 6 place in Oceania from 19
(73,68%)
1,39 % (0,278 % annual) ↘
min: 25 101; max: 33 526; max-min: 8 425 (25,13%); mid: 29 313;
-3 531 (-13,70%)
0,338 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 198 in the world of 214 (7,94%); 19 place in Oceania from 19
(5,26%)
9,73 % (1,95 % annual) ↗
min: 0,338; max: 0,787; max-min: 0,449 (57,00%); mid: 0,563;
-0,224 (-66,28%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,125 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 180 (61,11%); 3 place in Oceania from 10
(80%)
13,47 % (2,69 % annual) ↗
min: 0,109; max: 0,204; max-min: 0,094 (46,41%); mid: 0,156;
-0,032 (-25,26%)
9 510 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 68 in the world of 180 (62,78%); 2 place in Oceania from 10
(90%)
1,98 % (0,395 % annual) ↗
min: 4 941; max: 10 183; max-min: 5 242 (51,48%); mid: 7 562;
1 948 (20,48%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,0044492 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 136 in the world of 196 (31,12%); 7 place in Oceania from 12
(50%)
70,79 % (14,16 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0001489; max: 0,042; max-min: 0,042 (99,65%); mid: 0,021;
-0,017 (-378,27%)
339 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 120 in the world of 196 (39,29%); 2 place in Oceania from 12
(91,67%)
73,75 % (14,75 % annual) ↘
min: 8; max: 2 008; max-min: 2 000 (99,60%); mid: 1 008;
-669 (-197,35%)

Fertility in Papua New Guinea


Birth rate, crude

28,51 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 54 in the world of 207 (74,40%); 3 place in Oceania from 16 (87,50%)
6,03 % (1,21 % annual) ↗
min: 28,51; max: 44,86; max-min: 16,35 (36,45%); mid: 36,69;
-8,18 (-28,68%)

Birth rate, crude

214 263 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 83 in the world of 207 (60,39%); 2 place in Oceania from 16 (93,75%)
3,39 % (0,679 % annual) ↘
min: 82 307; max: 214 263; max-min: 131 956 (61,59%); mid: 148 285;
65 978 (30,79%)

Fertility rate

3,76 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 48 in the world of 203 (76,85%); 3 place in Oceania from 14 (85,71%)
6,07 % (1,21 % annual) ↗
min: 3,76; max: 6,28; max-min: 2,52 (40,16%); mid: 5,02;
-1,26 (-33,55%)

Adolescent fertility rate

54,43 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 193 (64,25%); 1 place in Oceania from 13 (100%)
7,73 % (1,55 % annual) ↗
min: 54,43; max: 140,40; max-min: 85,97 (61,23%); mid: 97,42;
-42,99 (-78,97%)

Child and maternal mortality in Papua New Guinea


Birth rate, crude

214 263 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 125 in the world of 207 (40,10%); 15 place in Oceania from 16
(12,50%)
3,39 % (0,679 % annual) ↘
min: 82 307; max: 214 263; max-min: 131 956 (61,59%); mid: 148 285;
65 978 (30,79%)
7,67 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 110 in the world of 206 (47,09%); 14 place in Oceania from 15
(13,33%)
1,45 % (0,289 % annual) ↗
min: 7,67; max: 24,28; max-min: 16,61 (68,40%); mid: 15,98;
-8,31 (-108,22%)

Maternal mortality

460 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 122 in the world of 181 (33,15%); 10 place in Oceania from 10
(10%)
6,52 % (1,30 % annual) ↗
min: 460; max: 690; max-min: 230 (33,33%); mid: 575;
-115 (-25%)
0,060 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 135 in the world of 181 (25,97%); 10 place in Oceania from 10
(10%)
18,53 % (3,71 % annual) ↗
min: 0,060; max: 0,166; max-min: 0,106 (63,62%); mid: 0,113;
-0,053 (-87,44%)

Number of neonatal deaths

5 127 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 132 in the world of 192 (31,77%); 14 place in Oceania from 14
(7,14%)
9,34 % (1,87 % annual) ↗
min: 4 379; max: 5 663; max-min: 1 284 (22,67%); mid: 5 021;
106 (2,07%)
0,673 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 150 in the world of 192 (22,40%); 14 place in Oceania from 14
(7,14%)
21,67 % (4,33 % annual) ↗
min: 0,673; max: 1,08; max-min: 0,407 (37,72%); mid: 0,877;
-0,204 (-30,28%)

Mortality rate, under 5

11 963 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 138 in the world of 193 (29,02%); 14 place in Oceania from 14
(7,14%)
13,42 % (2,68 % annual) ↗
min: 11 963; max: 15 370; max-min: 3 407 (22,17%); mid: 13 667;
-1 704 (-14,24%)
1,57 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 149 in the world of 193 (23,32%); 14 place in Oceania from 14
(7,14%)
26,21 % (5,24 % annual) ↗
min: 1,57; max: 7,77; max-min: 6,20 (79,80%); mid: 4,67;
-3,10 (-197,48%)

Causes of death in Papua New Guinea


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

48,20 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 128 in the world of 172 (26,16%); 5 place in Oceania from 5 (20%)
2,52 % (0,505 % annual) ↗
min: 48,20; max: 55,50; max-min: 7,30 (13,15%); mid: 51,85;
-3,65 (-7,57%)

Cause of death, by injury

9,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 102 in the world of 172 (41,28%); 4 place in Oceania from 5 (40%)
0,859 % (0,172 % annual) ↗
min: 9,70; max: 10,20; max-min: 0,500 (4,90%); mid: 9,95;
-0,250 (-2,58%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

42,10 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 46 in the world of 172 (73,84%); 1 place in Oceania from 5 (100%)
3,13 % (0,625 % annual) ↘
min: 34,20; max: 42,10; max-min: 7,90 (18,76%); mid: 38,15;
3,95 (9,38%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

16,80 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 93 in the world of 178 (48,31%); 11 place in Oceania from 12 (16,67%)

Life Expectancy in Papua New Guinea


Life expectancy

62,61 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 169 in the world of 201 (16,42%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
0,978 % (0,196 % annual) ↘
min: 38,46; max: 62,61; max-min: 24,14 (38,57%); mid: 50,53;
12,07 (19,28%)

Life expectancy, male

60,52 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 171 in the world of 201 (15,42%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
0,952 % (0,190 % annual) ↘
min: 37,51; max: 60,52; max-min: 23,01 (38,02%); mid: 49,02;
11,51 (19,01%)

Life expectancy, female

64,79 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 167 in the world of 201 (17,41%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
1,00 % (0,201 % annual) ↘
min: 39,46; max: 64,79; max-min: 25,33 (39,10%); mid: 52,13;
12,67 (19,55%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

4,29 [?] (2015)
(descending): 111 in the world of 201 (45,27%); 8 place in Oceania from 13 (46,15%)
2,19 % (0,438 % annual) ↘
min: 1,81; max: 5,72; max-min: 3,91 (68,35%); mid: 3,76;
0,526 (12,26%)

Survival to age 65 in Papua New Guinea


Survival to age 65

3,01 [?] (2015)
(descending): 161 in the world of 194 (17,53%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
7,55 % (1,51 % annual) ↘
min: 2,12; max: 3,01; max-min: 0,892 (29,63%); mid: 2,56;
0,446 (14,82%)

Survival to age 65, male

52,27 [?] (2014)
(descending): 175 in the world of 193 (9,84%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
2,44 % (0,489 % annual) ↘
min: 17,41; max: 52,27; max-min: 34,86 (66,69%); mid: 34,84;
17,43 (33,35%)

Survival to age 65, female

62,78 [?] (2014)
(descending): 165 in the world of 193 (15,03%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)
2,12 % (0,423 % annual) ↘
min: 22,44; max: 62,78; max-min: 40,34 (64,26%); mid: 42,61;
20,17 (32,13%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,833 [?] (2015)
(descending): 170 in the world of 193 (12,44%); 11 place in Oceania from 13 (23,08%)
0,422 % (0,084 % annual) ↘
min: 0,743; max: 0,833; max-min: 0,090 (10,80%); mid: 0,788;
0,045 (5,40%)

Age structure in Papua New Guinea


0-14 years

33,93 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 227 (75,77%); 5 place in Oceania from 21 (80,95%)

15-24 years

19,86 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 49 in the world of 227 (78,85%); 5 place in Oceania from 21 (80,95%)

25-54 years

36,65 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 227 (27,75%); 16 place in Oceania from 21 (28,57%)

55-64 years

5,39 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 159 in the world of 227 (30,40%); 19 place in Oceania from 21 (14,29%)

65 years and over

4,16 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 159 in the world of 227 (30,40%); 16 place in Oceania from 21 (28,57%)

The ratio of women/men in Papua New Guinea


0-14 years

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 150 in the world of 227 (34,36%); 17 place in Oceania from 21 (23,81%)

15-24 years

1,03 [?] (2015)
(descending): 137 in the world of 227 (40,09%); 15 place in Oceania from 21 (33,33%)

25-54 years

1,06 [?] (2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 227 (87,22%); 4 place in Oceania from 21 (85,71%)

55-64 years

1,03 [?] (2015)
(descending): 34 in the world of 227 (85,46%); 6 place in Oceania from 21 (76,19%)

65 years and over

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 13 in the world of 227 (94,71%); 1 place in Oceania from 21 (100%)

Average age in Papua New Guinea


total

22,90 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 168 in the world of 227 (26,43%); 17 place in Oceania from 21 (23,81%)

male

23 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 227 (27,75%); 17 place in Oceania from 21 (23,81%)

female

22,80 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 227 (25,11%); 18 place in Oceania from 21 (19,05%)

Tourism in Papua New Guinea


International tourism, number of arrivals

182 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 162 in the world of 195 (17,44%); 7 place in Oceania from 18 (66,67%)
23,08 % (4,62 % annual) ↘
min: 42 000; max: 182 000; max-min: 140 000 (76,92%); mid: 112 000;
70 000 (38,46%)

International tourism, number of departures

92 000 people[?] (2002)
(2000) (descending): 104 in the world of 121 (14,88%); 7 place in Oceania from 10 (40%)
44,57 % (8,91 % annual) ↘
min: 38 000; max: 92 000; max-min: 54 000 (58,70%); mid: 65 000;
27 000 (29,35%)