Papua New Guinea Population

Population now

9,043,000
  • World: 96th
  • Oceania: 2nd
Male:4,617,674(51.06 %)
Female:4,425,326(48.94 %)
Births in 2021:134,978
Deaths in 2021:37,155

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:63.48 years
Female:66.06 years
Total:64.73 years
Median Age:21.60 years
Birth Rate:26.52
Death Rate:7.30
Growth Rate:2.63 %
Fertility Rate:3.48

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  • Population structure (mid 2021)
  • Urbanization

Papua New Guinea Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19602M1M1M1.070.69%42.4325.106.2838.9438.4539.5217.863.73%4.87
19612M1M1M1.070.74%42.3124.306.2839.5439.0140.1817.744.02%4.96
19622M1M1M1.070.79%42.1823.526.2840.1739.5840.8617.604.35%5.06
19632M1M1M1.060.85%42.0322.776.2840.8240.1941.5617.464.69%5.16
19642M1M1M1.060.90%41.8922.026.2741.5040.8442.2717.345.07%5.26
19652M1M1M1.060.96%41.7421.296.2642.2041.5243.0017.245.47%5.37
19663M1M1M1.061.02%41.6120.566.2442.9342.2443.7517.145.90%5.49
19673M1M1M1.061.09%41.4919.856.2343.6842.9644.5117.076.71%5.61
19683M1M1M1.051.16%41.3919.186.2144.4343.6945.2817.027.63%5.74
19693M1M1M1.051.23%41.3018.536.1945.1744.4146.0616.998.65%5.87
19703M1M1M1.051.30%41.2317.916.1645.9245.1346.8316.989.80%6.01
19713M1M1M1.051.38%41.1617.336.1446.6545.8447.5816.9611.08%6.16
19723M1M1M1.051.45%41.1016.766.1147.3846.5548.3316.9511.30%6.30
19733M2M1M1.051.53%41.0316.236.0848.1147.2749.0516.9511.51%6.46
19743M2M1M1.051.61%40.9415.716.0448.8247.9849.7616.9611.72%6.62
19753M2M2M1.051.68%40.8115.216.0049.5148.6750.4616.9711.93%6.78
19763M2M2M1.041.76%40.6414.745.9550.2049.3451.1616.9712.15%6.96
19773M2M2M1.041.83%40.4214.285.9050.8749.9851.8616.9712.37%7.14
19783M2M2M1.041.90%40.1613.845.8451.5250.5852.5716.9812.59%7.32
19793M2M2M1.041.97%39.8413.435.7752.1551.1453.2716.9912.82%7.51
19804M2M2M1.042.02%39.4613.055.6952.7451.6553.9517.0113.05%7.72
19814M2M2M1.042.07%39.0212.695.6153.2852.1154.5917.0213.24%7.93
19824M2M2M1.042.11%38.5212.385.5253.7652.5255.1617.0513.43%8.14
19834M2M2M1.042.14%37.9812.105.4254.2052.8955.6717.0913.62%8.36
19844M2M2M1.042.16%37.4311.855.3154.5853.2356.1017.1413.81%8.59
19854M2M2M1.042.17%36.8711.635.2154.9353.5556.4717.2114.00%8.82
19864M2M2M1.042.18%36.3411.435.1155.2453.8656.8017.2714.19%9.05
19874M2M2M1.042.19%35.8611.245.0255.5554.1657.1117.3514.39%9.27
19884M2M2M1.042.20%35.4311.064.9355.8654.4657.4117.4514.59%9.51
19895M2M2M1.042.22%35.0810.894.8656.1754.7757.7217.5614.79%9.74
19905M2M2M1.042.25%34.8110.714.8056.4955.0958.0517.6714.99%9.97
19915M2M2M1.042.29%34.6410.544.7656.8255.4258.3817.7914.82%10.21
19925M2M2M1.032.33%34.5610.384.7257.1555.7458.7117.9014.63%10.45
19935M3M2M1.032.38%34.5310.234.7057.4756.0559.0318.0214.45%10.69
19945M3M2M1.032.42%34.5510.104.6857.7856.3659.3418.1314.26%10.94
19955M3M3M1.032.46%34.589.984.6758.0756.6559.6318.2514.08%11.21
19965M3M3M1.032.50%34.589.874.6558.3456.9359.8918.3513.90%11.48
19975M3M3M1.032.53%34.549.784.6358.5957.1960.1218.4513.72%11.77
19986M3M3M1.032.55%34.439.704.6058.8357.4460.3318.5513.55%12.06
19996M3M3M1.032.56%34.259.624.5759.0557.6860.5318.6513.38%12.35
20006M3M3M1.032.56%33.999.554.5359.2757.9260.7218.7713.20%12.63
20016M3M3M1.032.56%33.679.464.4859.4958.1760.9118.8613.18%12.91
20026M3M3M1.032.56%33.319.364.4259.7258.4261.1218.9713.16%13.18
20036M3M3M1.032.56%32.939.254.3759.9758.6861.3619.1113.15%13.45
20046M3M3M1.032.57%32.549.124.3260.2558.9561.6319.2413.13%13.73
20056M3M3M1.032.58%32.148.984.2660.5359.2461.9219.3513.11%14.03
20067M3M3M1.042.59%31.738.844.2160.8459.5362.2319.4713.09%14.36
20077M3M3M1.042.60%31.318.704.1661.1459.8362.5419.5713.07%14.71
20087M4M3M1.042.60%30.888.584.1061.4460.1262.8519.6713.06%15.07
20097M4M4M1.042.60%30.438.464.0461.7460.4163.1619.7913.04%15.44
20107M4M4M1.042.59%29.998.353.9962.0360.7063.4519.9113.02%15.79
20117M4M4M1.042.59%29.558.243.9362.3261.0063.7320.0113.00%16.14
20128M4M4M1.042.58%29.128.133.8762.6061.3064.0020.1212.98%16.49
20138M4M4M1.042.59%28.728.013.8162.8961.6064.2720.2512.98%16.83
20148M4M4M1.042.60%28.347.883.7663.1861.9164.5420.3912.99%17.17
20158M4M4M1.042.61%27.997.763.7163.4762.2264.8120.5413.01%17.52
20168M4M4M1.042.63%27.677.633.6663.7462.5165.0720.7113.05%17.87
20178M4M4M1.042.64%27.367.523.6164.0162.7865.3320.8813.10%18.23
20189M4M4M1.042.64%27.077.433.5664.2663.0465.5821.0513.17%18.59
20199M4M4M1.042.64%27.077.433.5664.2663.0465.5821.2313.25%18.96
20209M5M4M1.042.63%26.527.303.4864.7363.4866.0621.4213.35%19.33
20219M5M4M1.042.63%26.527.303.4864.7363.4866.0621.6013.46%19.70

Papua New Guinea Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20229M5M5M1.042.58%26.017.263.4065.1263.8466.5021.7813.58%20.08
20239M5M5M1.042.56%25.767.233.3665.3264.0166.7221.9913.72%20.45
202410M5M5M1.042.54%25.507.213.3265.5164.1966.9422.1913.88%20.83
202510M5M5M1.042.51%25.257.193.2865.7164.3767.1622.3914.05%21.21
202610M5M5M1.042.47%25.017.203.2565.8964.5367.3522.5814.25%21.59
202710M5M5M1.042.44%24.777.203.2166.0664.6867.5522.7714.45%21.98
202810M5M5M1.042.40%24.527.213.1866.2464.8467.7422.9614.68%22.36
202911M5M5M1.042.37%24.287.213.1466.4164.9967.9423.1614.92%22.75
203011M5M5M1.042.33%24.047.223.1166.5965.1568.1323.3515.19%23.14
203111M6M5M1.042.29%23.797.243.0866.7465.2968.3023.5415.47%23.53
203211M6M5M1.042.24%23.547.273.0566.9065.4268.4823.7215.77%23.92
203311M6M6M1.042.20%23.307.293.0267.0565.5668.6523.9116.09%24.30
203411M6M6M1.042.15%23.057.322.9967.2165.6968.8324.1116.44%24.69
203512M6M6M1.042.11%22.807.342.9667.3665.8369.0024.3116.81%25.08
203612M6M6M1.042.06%22.567.372.9367.5065.9569.1624.4917.20%25.46
203712M6M6M1.042.01%22.337.412.9167.6466.0869.3224.6817.61%25.85
203812M6M6M1.041.97%22.097.442.8867.7966.2069.4924.8618.05%26.23
203912M6M6M1.041.92%21.867.482.8667.9366.3369.6525.0618.50%26.61
204012M6M6M1.041.88%21.627.512.8368.0766.4569.8125.2618.95%26.99
204113M6M6M1.041.84%21.427.552.8168.2066.5769.9625.4319.41%27.37
204213M7M6M1.041.79%21.217.592.7968.3466.6870.1225.6119.89%27.75
204313M7M6M1.041.75%21.017.642.7668.4766.8070.2725.7820.37%28.12
204413M7M6M1.041.71%20.807.682.7468.6166.9170.4325.9720.86%28.50
204513M7M7M1.041.67%20.607.722.7268.7467.0370.5826.1521.36%28.87
204614M7M7M1.041.63%20.417.772.7068.8667.1470.7226.3221.86%29.24
204714M7M7M1.041.59%20.227.822.6868.9967.2470.8626.5022.38%29.60
204814M7M7M1.041.55%20.047.862.6669.1167.3571.0126.6822.90%29.97
204914M7M7M1.041.51%19.857.912.6469.2467.4571.1526.8523.43%30.33
205014M7M7M1.041.47%19.667.962.6269.3667.5671.2927.0523.97%30.69

Highest City Populations in Papua New Guinea

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1Port Moresby387,465283,733

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