Papua New Guinea Population 2022

Population Papua New Guinea 2022 is 8 776 096 people. Papua New Guinea ranks 99 in terms of population in the world - 0.11% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby, the official currency is the Kina (PGK). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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Population of Papua New Guinea

8 776 096 people Flag of  Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea Data in May 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Papua New Guinea

Population rank Papua New Guinea 8 776 096 people
Male population 51%
Female population 49%
Life expectancy Papua New Guinea
Life expectancy Male 64
Life expectancy Female 68.6
Median age Papua New Guinea 21.7 age
<15 years 36.4%
15 - 65 years 60%
>65 years 3.6%
Total area
Total area Papua New Guinea 462840 km2 (#53 in world)
Population density 18.96 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Papua New Guinea was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does Papua New Guinea occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Papua New Guinea takes 99st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Papua New Guinea?

The capital of Papua New Guinea is the city of Port Moresby with a population of 317 374 people.