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Papua New Guinea

 

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 Papua New Guinea
All information: Papua New Guinea
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:462,840 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:8,085,000 323,128,000

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Politik

Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1975 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Port Moresby Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:17.5 32.9
Life expectancy males:63.0 years 76.4 years
Life expectancy females:67.9 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:27.93 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.13 ‰ 8.20 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:47 74
Civil rights:26 99
Health:27 70
Security:71 67
Climate:44 65
Cost of Living:20 11
Popularity:3 92


Economy

Currency: Kina (1 PGK = 100 Toea) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.6 % 4.9 %
Inflation rate:6.67 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:39.30 % 43.80 %
Average income:2,372 € 50,288 €
corruption index:29 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:17,893 Mio €2.21 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:19,153 Mio €2.37 M € 16,249,732 M €50.29 M €
Exported goods:7,371 M €0.91 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:2,788 M €0.34 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:9,349 km1.16 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Waterways:11,000 km1.36 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:310.004 3930.001
Airports:5610.069 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:3.37 bn kWh416,450.68 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:3.62 bn kWh447,743.23 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:6.32 m t781.48 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+675 +1
Internet domain:.pg .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:154,00019 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:3,782,000468 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:5,0061 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:776,28496 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Papua New Guinea and United States

Daytime temperatures:30.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.7 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.9 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:81 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:23 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:177.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.9 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Papuan languages:78.1 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:21.9 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:96.4 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
Bahaism:0.3 % n/a
other:3.3 % 18.5 %