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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:8,606,000 327,167,000

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Government

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 km²:18.6 33.3
Life expectancy males:62.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:65.3 years 81.1 years
Birthrate:27.36 ‰ 11.80 ‰
Deathrate:7.52 ‰ 8.50 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 ‰ 3.80 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:46 73
Civil rights:25 97
Health:21 68
Security:76 63
Climate:43 65
Cost of Living:21 8
Popularity:1 95


Economy

Currency: Kina (1 PGK = 100 Toea) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.4 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:5.42 % 2.44 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:37.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:2,176 € 53,412 €
Corruption index:28 (very bad) 71 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:19,896 Mio €2.31 M € 17,395,718 M €53.17 M €
Gross national product:18,723 Mio €2.18 M € 17,473,597 M €53.41 M €
Exported goods:8,680 M €1.01 M € 2,117,955 M €6.47 M €
Imported goods:3,813 M €0.44 M € 2,649,443 M €8.10 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:9,349 km1.09 km 6,586,610 km20.13 km
Waterways:11,000 km1.28 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:1730.020 3,6920.011
Airports:5610.065 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:3.24 bn kWh376,119.12 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.93 m kWh
Energy production:3.48 bn kWh404,470.39 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.52 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,633.14 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,271.51 kWh
CO2 emissions:6.32 m t734.14 t 5.25 bn t16,059.91 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+675 +1
Internet domain:.pg .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:158,00018 116,724,000357
Mobile phones:4,018,000467 404,577,3971,237
Internet server:5,0061 505,000,0001,544
Internet users:964,699112 285,506,302873



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:30.1 °C 18.6 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.7 °C 7.1 °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 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
Bahaism:0.3 % n/a
other:3.3 % 18.4 %