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Papua New Guinea Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Papua New Guinea Population is increasing
  • Papua New Guinea Population Density is increasing
  • Papua New Guinea Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Papua New Guinea Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Papua New Guinea population is expected to increase by 131680 people. Papua New Guinea contributes 0.13% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Papua New Guinea is 66.173 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Papua New Guinea owns 0.00304% of land i.e. 452860 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 54 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Papua New Guinea Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Papua New Guinea Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Papua New Guinea Population (in million) 7.1 8.75 10.48
Papua New Guinea Global Rank 102nd 99th 96th
Papua New Guinea Global Population Share 0.1% 0.11% 0.12%
Papua New Guinea Global Population Density 14.58 17.92 21.29
Papua New Guinea Global Population Density Rank 86th 88th 90th
Papua New Guinea Average Life Expectancy 64.63 66.17 67.56
Papua New Guinea Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 152nd 163rd 167th
Papua New Guinea Fertility Rate 3.98 3.47 3.09
Papua New Guinea Fertility Rate Global Rank 49th 50th 44th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Papua New Guinea population is expected to increase by 131680 people. 
  • Papua New Guinea population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Papua New Guinea will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Papua New Guinea Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 99th-87th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Papua New Guinea population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.41%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Papua New Guinea is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Papua New Guinea contributes 0.13% of world's total population. 

Papua New Guinea
 Population Fact

Papua New Guinea
 Total Population Trend

Papua New Guinea
 Population Growth Rate

Papua New Guinea
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 7.1 Million 102nd
2020 8.75 Million 99th
2030 10.48 Million 96th
2040 12.22 Million 90th
2050 13.87 Million 87th
2060 15.36 Million 83rd
2070 16.65 Million 83rd
2080 17.68 Million 82nd
2090 18.44 Million 80th
2100 18.95 Million 78th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 7.1 Million 2.31%
2020 8.75 Million 1.94%
2030 10.48 Million 1.68%
2040 12.22 Million 1.39%
2050 13.87 Million 1.13%
2060 15.36 Million 0.9%
2070 16.65 Million 0.69%
2080 17.68 Million 0.49%
2090 18.44 Million 0.33%
2100 18.95 Million 0.21%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 7.1 Million 0.1%
2020 8.75 Million 0.11%
2030 10.48 Million 0.12%
2040 12.22 Million 0.13%
2050 13.87 Million 0.14%
2060 15.36 Million 0.15%
2070 16.65 Million 0.15%
2080 17.68 Million 0.16%
2090 18.44 Million 0.16%
2100 18.95 Million 0.16%

Papua-New-Guinea Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Papua New Guinea population density is 23.97 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Papua New Guinea Ranks in range of 88th-96th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Papua New Guinea. 

Papua New Guinea
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 14.58 86th
2020 17.92 88th
2030 21.29 90th
2040 24.47 92nd
2050 27.25 94th
2060 28.9 96th
2070 29.95 98th
2080 30.32 100th
2090 30 102nd
2100 28.99 104th

Papua-New-Guinea Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Papua New Guinea is 66.173 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Papua New Guinea ranks 163rd in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Papua New Guinea
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 64.63 152nd
2020 66.17 163rd
2030 67.56 167th
2040 68.78 172nd
2050 69.9 178th
2060 70.96 184th
2070 72.02 185th
2080 73.11 188th
2090 74.26 189th
2100 0

Papua-New-Guinea Average Fertility Rate

  • In Papua New Guinea, Women gives birth to 3.474 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Papua New Guinea rank is in range of 50th-40th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Papua New Guinea
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 3.98 49th
2020 3.47 50th
2030 3.09 44th
2040 2.81 43rd
2050 2.59 42nd
2060 2.41 40th
2070 2.26 37th
2080 2.13 38th
2090 2.02 36th
2100 1.95 36th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Papua New Guinea population was 1674036 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Papua New Guinea population is around 7108239 and by year 2030 its expected to be 10486891 .Papua New Guinea ranks 102nd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Papua New Guinea in 2010 was 64.634, in 2020 its 66.173 and by 2050 it will be 69.904.As mentioned in Highlight's Papua New Guinea population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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