Papua New Guinea

World Rank 113 1.61 Papua New Guinea flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Port Moresby
462,840 km 2
Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)

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Introduction

The official name of the nation is the Independent State of Papua New Guinea and it is a nation located in Oceania. It shares the island of New Guinea with Melanesia In spite of that, the nation still has a large area of land exceeding 462,000 square kilometers. 

There are approximately 9 million inhabitants on this terrain, which makes Papua New Guinea a sparsely populated region with a density of 15 people per square kilometer. In terms of the economy, its total GDP (PPP included) is $32.382 billion. It is exceptionally low if we take into account its per capita numbers - $3,764.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)