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Papua New Guinea
Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Melanesia  
Currency Kina (PGK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 462840  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 7014  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 15.2  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Port Moresby (343)  
United Nations membership date 10 October 1975  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 12586  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 9707  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 4866  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 8.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 7.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 1794.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1415.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 798.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 1638.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 1292.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 710.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 13.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 13.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 16.5  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 2.14 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.64 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 3.10 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -914  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 539  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 ...  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 189  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 146  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 113  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 115  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 70.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 70.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 71.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 74.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 74.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 74.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 165  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 146  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 69  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 2341 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 2805  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 36.1  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 29.6  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 2.3  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 2.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 1.3  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 1.7  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.2  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.1  
Urban population (%) 2012 12.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 38.4  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 5.4/4.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 104.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 65.5/61.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 44.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 35.7  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 24.6/0.4 Data refer to foreign citizens. Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 9378  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 45.1/53.9 1998.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 35.2 UNESCO estimate. 1999.  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 3.8/21.9 Estimates based, for the most part, on cause of death modelling and death registration data from other countries in the region.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 2.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 457  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 63.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 3477/0.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 179.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 899  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.3/31.3  
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