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Papua New Guinea

Area of Papua New Guinea 462,777.7 km²
Population 7.2 million
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +174.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +43%
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time
Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Source: Wikipedia

COVID-19 Data for Papua New Guinea

Last Updated: April 12, 2021
8,602
Total Cases
69
Total Deaths
846
Total Recovered

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Papua New Guinea

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Deaths in Papua New Guinea

Total Cases per 10M population 11,894
Deaths per 10M population 95.4
Total Cases per 1M population 1,189
Deaths per 1M population 9.5

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases / Deaths in Papua New Guinea

DateTotal CasesNew CasesTotal DeathsNew Deaths
4/12/21 8,602 +160 69 +1
4/11/21 8,442 +100 68 0
4/10/21 8,342 +503 68 0
4/9/21 7,839 0 68 0
4/8/21 7,839 +205 68 0
4/7/21 7,634 +228 68 +1
4/6/21 7,406 0 67 0
4/5/21 7,406 +368 67 +6
4/4/21 7,038 +419 61 +1
4/3/21 6,619 +144 60 0
4/2/21 6,475 +363 60 0
4/1/21 6,112 +121 60 0
3/31/21 5,991 +371 60 +4
3/30/21 5,620 +271 56 +7
3/29/21 5,349 +165 49 +4
3/28/21 5,184 +524 45 +6
3/27/21 4,660 0 39 0
3/26/21 4,660 +551 39 0
3/25/21 4,109 0 39 0
3/24/21 4,109 +351 39 +2
3/23/21 3,758 +399 37 +1
3/22/21 3,359 +274 36 0
3/21/21 3,085 0 36 0
3/20/21 3,085 +427 36 0
3/19/21 2,658 +179 36 +5
3/18/21 2,479 +128 31 +5
3/17/21 2,351 0 26 0
3/16/21 2,351 +82 26 0
3/15/21 2,269 +96 26 +5
3/14/21 2,173 +354 21 0
3/13/21 1,819 0 21 0
3/12/21 1,819 0 21 0
3/11/21 1,819 +78 21 +5
3/10/21 1,741 0 16 0
3/9/21 1,741 +71 16 0
3/8/21 1,670 +87 16 0
3/7/21 1,583 +91 16 0
3/6/21 1,492 0 16 0
3/5/21 1,492 +127 16 +2
3/4/21 1,365 0 14 0
3/3/21 1,365 0 14 0
3/2/21 1,365 0 14 0
3/1/21 1,365 +90 14 +2
2/28/21 1,275 0 12 0
2/27/21 1,275 +47 12 0
2/26/21 1,228 0 12 0
2/25/21 1,228 +89 12 +1
2/24/21 1,139 +28 11 +1
2/23/21 1,111 +55 10 0
2/22/21 1,056 +86 10 0
2/21/21 970 0 10 0
2/20/21 970 +15 10 0
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2/18/21 955 0 10 0
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2/16/21 955 +41 10 +1
2/15/21 914 0 9 0
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2/11/21 914 +14 9 0
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8/20/20 361 +14 4 +1
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8/15/20 271 0 3 0
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8/11/20 214 0 3 0
8/10/20 214 0 3 0
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8/6/20 163 +10 3 +1
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8/4/20 114 +3 2 0
8/3/20 111 +1 2 0
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7/31/20 72 +9 2 0
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Papua New Guinea Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,638,964 3,897,273 5,055,841 7,232,113
Population Density 5.7 / km² 8.42 / km² 10.9 / km² 15.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Papua New Guinea Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 561,946 n/a n/a
100 588,707 0.5% 2,676
200 616,742 0.5% 2,803
300 646,111 0.5% 2,936
400 676,879 0.5% 3,076
500 709,112 0.5% 3,223
600 742,880 0.5% 3,376
700 778,256 0.5% 3,537
800 815,316 0.5% 3,706
900 854,141 0.5% 3,882
1000 894,814 0.5% 4,067
1100 937,428 0.5% 4,261
1200 982,070 0.5% 4,464
1300 1,028,839 0.5% 4,676
1400 1,077,848 0.5% 4,900
1500 1,129,190 0.5% 5,134
1600 1,182,967 0.5% 5,377
1700 1,239,308 0.5% 5,634
1800 1,276,930 0.3% 3,762
1900 1,312,784 0.3% 3,585
1910 1,315,560 0.2% 2,776
1920 1,397,949 6.3% 82,389
1930 1,485,516 6.3% 87,567
1940 1,578,582 6.3% 93,066
1950 1,677,491 6.3% 98,909
1960 1,941,231 15.7% 263,740
1970 2,272,098 17% 330,867
1990 3,897,273 31% 812,587
2000 5,055,841 29.7% 1,158,568
2020 7,895,012 25% 1,419,585
2030 9,143,545 15.8% 1,248,533
2040 10,213,780 11.7% 1,070,235
2050 11,021,222 7.9% 807,442
2060 11,580,481 5.1% 559,259
2070 11,869,799 2.5% 289,318
2080 11,913,455 0.4% 43,656
2090 11,749,710 -1.4% -163,745
2100 11,415,397 -2.8% -334,313
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Papua New Guinea Annual Weather Averages

April Historical Weather Data (1970 to 2012)

Average Temp
27.3°C
81.1°F
Average High
31.2°C
88.2°F
Average Low
23.3°C
74.0°F
   Record High Temperature
34.0°C
93.2°F
   Record Low Temperature
19.3°C
66.7°F
   Average Precipitation
138.6 mm
5.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.5 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Cyclone High (9)
Drought Medium (3.6)
Flood Medium (4)
Volcano High (9)
Earthquake Medium (5.8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Volcano Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BR8Q45.
6. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
7. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.

Top places in Papua New Guinea

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