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Papua New Guinea  

Papua New Guinea, is a country located at Melanesia, it has an area of 462,840 Km2,

Papua New Guinea, with a population of 8,606,316 people, it is ranked at 99º position by population of 196 countries and it has a low population density, 19 people per km2.

The capital is Port Moresby and its currency is Kinas

Papua New Guinea is holding the 112 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 6,008 millions of euros6,666 millions of dollars, ( 32.3% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 741€ euros per inhabitant822$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Papua New Guinea, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.544 points in 2017, leaving it in 153th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Papua New Guinea are business, you must know it's in the 108th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Papua New Guinea, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Port Moresby: Monthly Rainfall
Papua New Guinea Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]201819,840M.€
Annual GDP [+]201823,432M.$
GDP per capita [+]20182,305€
GDP per capita [+]20182,723$
Debt [+]20156,008
Debt [+]20156,666
Debt (%GDP) [+]201532.30%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015741€
Debt Per Capita [+]2015822$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2015-897
Deficit (M.$) [+]2015-995
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.82%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,479.1
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,969.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1977121.3
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016259.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016287.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20167.21%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201853.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201863.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20181.35%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201524.08%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015552€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015613$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]197737$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201635€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201639$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20186€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20187$
Moody's Rating [+]02/15/2019B2
S&P Rating [+]04/16/2018B
Fitch Rating [+]03/13/2008B+
Corruption Index [+]201828
Fragile States Index [+]201884.8
Business
Doing Business [+]2019108º
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201842.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20177,293.6 M.€
Exports [+]20178,239.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201736.99%
Imports [+]20173,167.5 M.€
Imports [+]20173,578.3 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201716.06%
Trade balance [+]20174,126.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]20174,661.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]201720.92%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201819
Global Peace Ranking [+]201998º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172.9
% Immigrant [+]20170.38%
% Emigrant [+]20170.05%
Birth Rate [+]201727.30‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201753.5
Crude death rate [+]20177.09‰
Fertility Rate [+]20173.61
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201010.42
Population [+]20188,606,316
Immigrant stock [+]201732,389
Emigrant stock [+]20174,400
HDI [+]20170.544
Life expectancy [+]201765.71
Number of homicides [+]2010713
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20170.53