Standard of living in Papua New Guinea

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Standard of living in Papua New Guinea


The continent: Oceania
  
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Poverty in Papua New Guinea


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

30,39 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 92 in the world of 119 (23,53%); 8 place in Oceania from 9 (22,22%)
11,19 % (2,24 % annual) ↗
min: 30,39; max: 41,44; max-min: 11,05 (26,67%); mid: 35,92;
-5,53 (-18,18%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

15,92 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 91 in the world of 117 (23,08%); 8 place in Oceania from 9 (22,22%)
23,56 % (4,71 % annual) ↗
min: 15,92; max: 28,11; max-min: 12,19 (43,37%); mid: 22,02;
-6,10 (-38,29%)

Internally displaced persons

21 186 number of people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 89 (30,34%); 4 place in Oceania from 4 (25%)
21,15 % (4,23 % annual) ↗
min: 54; max: 75 000; max-min: 74 946 (99,93%); mid: 37 527;
-16 341 (-77,13%)

GINI index

43,88 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 99 in the world of 145 (32,41%); 8 place in Oceania from 10 (30%)
8,10 % (1,62 % annual) ↗
min: 43,88; max: 55,43; max-min: 11,55 (20,84%); mid: 49,66;
-5,78 (-13,16%)

Access to resources in Papua New Guinea


Access to electricity

18,11 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 177 in the world of 191 (7,85%); 16 place in Oceania from 16
(6,25%)
19,92 % (3,98 % annual) ↘
min: 8,16; max: 18,11; max-min: 9,95 (54,93%); mid: 13,13;
4,97 (27,47%)
72,01 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 141 in the world of 184 (23,91%); 6 place in Oceania from 17
(70,59%)
12,38 % (2,48 % annual) ↘
min: 53,85; max: 72,01; max-min: 18,16 (25,22%); mid: 62,93;
9,08 (12,61%)
10,35 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 178 in the world of 200 (11,50%); 17 place in Oceania from 17
(5,88%)
26,60 % (5,32 % annual) ↘
min: 0,100; max: 10,35; max-min: 10,25 (99,03%); mid: 5,23;
5,13 (49,52%)

Access to non-solid fuel

31,74 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 128 in the world of 174 (27,01%); 11 place in Oceania from 13
(23,08%)
6,52 % (1,30 % annual) ↘
min: 3,63; max: 31,74; max-min: 28,11 (88,56%); mid: 17,69;
14,05 (44,28%)
100 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 7 in the world of 176 (96,59%); 1 place in Oceania from 13
(100%)
13,44 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 122 in the world of 175 (30,86%); 10 place in Oceania from 13
(30,77%)
10,02 % (2,00 % annual) ↘
min: 12,10; max: 13,44; max-min: 1,35 (10,02%); mid: 12,77;
0,673 (5,01%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 186 in the world of 197 (6,09%); 18 place in Oceania from 18
(5,56%)
0,529 % (0,106 % annual) ↗
min: 18,90; max: 20,20; max-min: 1,30 (6,44%); mid: 19,55;
-0,650 (-3,44%)
(descending): 158 in the world of 197 (20,30%); 17 place in Oceania from 18
(11,11%)
1,06 % (0,213 % annual) ↗
min: 56,40; max: 61,60; max-min: 5,20 (8,44%); mid: 59;
-2,60 (-4,61%)
(descending): 173 in the world of 193 (10,88%); 17 place in Oceania from 17
(5,88%)

Improved water source

(descending): 196 in the world of 197 (1,02%); 19 place in Oceania from 19
(5,26%)
2,25 % (0,450 % annual) ↘
min: 33,30; max: 40; max-min: 6,70 (16,75%); mid: 36,65;
3,35 (8,38%)
(descending): 170 in the world of 198 (14,65%); 18 place in Oceania from 19
(10,53%)
0,114 % (0,023 % annual) ↘
min: 87,30; max: 88; max-min: 0,700 (0,795%); mid: 87,65;
0,350 (0,398%)
(descending): 189 in the world of 193 (2,59%); 18 place in Oceania from 18
(5,56%)
3,05 % (0,610 % annual) ↘
min: 24,30; max: 32,80; max-min: 8,50 (25,91%); mid: 28,55;
4,25 (12,96%)

Prevalence of wasting

14,30 % of children under 5[?] (2011)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 97 (4,12%); 3 place in Oceania from 3 (33,33%)
11,54 % (2,31 % annual) ↘
min: 4,40; max: 14,30; max-min: 9,90 (69,23%); mid: 9,35;
4,95 (34,62%)

Gasoline prices in Papua New Guinea


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,13 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 96 in the world of 177 (46,33%); 5 place in Oceania from 8 (50%)
13,57 % (2,71 % annual) ↘
min: 0,280; max: 1,13; max-min: 0,850 (75,22%); mid: 0,705;
0,425 (37,61%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,36 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 111 in the world of 179 (38,55%); 4 place in Oceania from 8 (62,50%)
20,59 % (4,12 % annual) ↘
min: 0,410; max: 1,36; max-min: 0,950 (69,85%); mid: 0,885;
0,475 (34,93%)

Distribution of income in Papua New Guinea


Income share held by highest 10%

32,68 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 56 in the world of 145 (62,07%); 4 place in Oceania from 10 (70%)
7,54 % (1,51 % annual) ↗
min: 32,68; max: 40,69; max-min: 8,01 (19,69%); mid: 36,69;
-4,01 (-12,26%)

Income share held by highest 20%

49,09 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 55 in the world of 145 (62,76%); 5 place in Oceania from 10 (60%)
5,98 % (1,20 % annual) ↗
min: 49,09; max: 58,63; max-min: 9,54 (16,27%); mid: 53,86;
-4,77 (-9,72%)

Income share held by second 20%

9,53 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 100 in the world of 145 (31,72%); 9 place in Oceania from 10 (20%)
9,10 % (1,82 % annual) ↘
min: 6,71; max: 9,53; max-min: 2,82 (29,59%); mid: 8,12;
1,41 (14,80%)

Income share held by third 20%

14,54 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 85 in the world of 145 (42,07%); 5 place in Oceania from 10 (60%)
6,60 % (1,32 % annual) ↘
min: 11,42; max: 14,54; max-min: 3,12 (21,46%); mid: 12,98;
1,56 (10,73%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

22,10 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 57 in the world of 145 (61,38%); 3 place in Oceania from 10 (80%)
1,43 % (0,287 % annual) ↘
min: 21,07; max: 22,10; max-min: 1,03 (4,66%); mid: 21,59;
0,515 (2,33%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

4,74 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 111 in the world of 145 (24,14%); 10 place in Oceania from 10 (10%)
16,68 % (3,34 % annual) ↘
min: 2,17; max: 4,74; max-min: 2,57 (54,22%); mid: 3,46;
1,29 (27,11%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

1,71 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 110 in the world of 145 (24,83%); 10 place in Oceania from 10 (10%)
22,49 % (4,50 % annual) ↘
min: 0,460; max: 1,71; max-min: 1,25 (73,10%); mid: 1,09;
0,625 (36,55%)