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Papua New Guinea World Economy Ranking: 61 stats

Economic indicators provided by The World Bank. Freedom indexes by The Heritage and Cato Institute. Human development data from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.

Gross Domestic Product & Income

StatPapua New GuineaRank
GDP$23.5B114
GDP growth, 1 year0%180
GDP growth, 5-years average5%32
Population8.3M100
GDP per capita$2.7k137
GDP per capita growth-2.76%184
Purchasing Power Parity conversion factor2.06115
Price level ratio of PPP conversion factor GDP to market exchange rate0.6356
GDP per capita, PPP adjusted$3.7k158
GNI, Atlas method$22.1B112
GNI per capita$2.6k134
GNI, PPP adjusted$36.3B120
GNI per capita, PPP adjusted$4.2k144

Financial system and Human development

StatPapua New GuineaRank
Income Tax Rate42%150
Corporate Tax Rate30%143
Inflation, consumer prices4.7%145
Inflation, GDP deflator7.1%151
Unemployment2.4%29
Economic Freedom Index58.4117
Personal Freedom Index7.2486
Human Freedom Index6.9985
Property Rights Index54.996
Judical Effectiveness Index48.468
Business Freedom Index58.4118
Fiscal Health Index76.4100
Labor Freedom Index69.643
Investment Freedom Index25161
Financial Freedom Index30137
Trade Freedom Index79.873
Monetary Freedom Index70.7144
Government Spending Index86.435
Tax Burden Index71.5130
Government Integrity Index29.7129
Corruption Perceptions Index28156
Life expectancy at birth, years64162
Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 people680
Mortality caused by road traffic injury, per 100,000 people14.288
Intentional homicides, per 100,000 people7.9144
International tourism, number of arrivals140k164

Government debt & reserves

StatPapua New GuineaRank
Central government debt, % of GDP36.9%137
External debt stocks, % of GNI78.4%20
External debt stocks$17.7B43
Short-term debt, % of total reserves20.6%60
Total debt service, % of exports and primary income26.1%19
Adjusted net savings including particulate emission damage, % of GNI4.9%104
Gross savings, % of GDP30.4%35
Gross capital formation, % of GDP20%126
Total reserves including gold$2.2B113
Foreign direct investment net inflows$335.2M120

Exports, imports and economic structure

StatPapua New GuineaRank
Exports of goods and services, % of GDP72.2%21
Imports of goods and services, % of GDP58.9%48
Current account balance (balance of payments)$5.5B27
Revenue excluding grants, % of GDP15.9%125
Grants excluding technical cooperation, BoP$268.9M69
Personal remittances received$2.9M177
Industry including construction value added, % of GDP36.4%29
Agriculture, forestry and fishing value added, % of GDP17.6%43
Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments BoP$139k153
Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts BoPN/A-
Expense, % of GDP19.1%107
Government Expenditure, % of GDP21.3%144

Compare Papua New Guinea Economy with other countries

CountryGDP
per capita
Population
CountryGDP
per capita
Population
Afghanistan
$521
34.9M
Albania
$5.3k
3.02M
Algeria
$4.1k
41.3M
Andorra
$42k
76.2k
Angola
$3.4k
29.8M
Antigua and Barbuda
$17k
102k
Argentina
$12k
44.9M
Armenia
$4.2k
2.93M
Australia
$57k
24.5M
Austria
$51k
8.81M
Azerbaijan
$4.7k
10M
Bahamas
$32k
395k
Bahrain
$24k
1.49M
Bangladesh
$1.7k
165M
Barbados
$18k
286k
Belarus
$6.3k
9.41M
Belgium
$48k
11.4M
Belize
$4.9k
375k
Benin
$902
11.2M
Bhutan
$3.2k
808k
Bolivia
$3.5k
11.1M
Bosnia and Herzegovina
$6.1k
3.51M
Botswana
$8.3k
2.29M
Brazil
$8.9k
210M
Brunei
$32k
429k
Bulgaria
$9.3k
7M
Burkina Faso
$715
19.2M
Burundi
$272
10.9M
Cambodia
$1.5k
16M
Cameroon
$1.5k
24.1M
Canada
$46k
37.9M
Cape Verde
$3.6k
546k
Cayman Islands
$81k
58.4k
Central African Republic
$476
4.66M
Chad
$728
15.5M
Chile
$16k
18.1M
China
$9.8k
1.41B
Colombia
$6.7k
49.1M
Comoros
$1.4k
824k
Congo
$2.1k
5.26M
Costa Rica
$12k
4.91M
Croatia
$15k
4.11M
Cuba
$8.8k
11.5M
Curacao
$20k
160k
Cyprus
$28k
1.14M
Czech Republic
$23k
10.7M
DR Congo
$562
86.8M
Denmark
$61k
5.83M
Djibouti
$3.1k
957k
Dominica
$7.7k
73.9k
Dominican Republic
$8.1k
10.4M
East Timor
$2k
1.3M
Ecuador
$6.3k
16.6M
Egypt
$2.5k
94.8M
El Salvador
$4.1k
6.42M
Equatorial Guinea
$10k
1.27M
Eritrea
$811
3.5M
Estonia
$23k
1.32M
Eswatini
$4.1k
1.37M
Ethiopia
$772
105M
Fiji
$6.3k
906k
Finland
$50k
5.5M
France
$41k
66.6M
Gabon
$8k
2.03M
Gambia
$716
2.1M
Georgia
$4.7k
3.72M
Germany
$48k
83.1M
Ghana
$2.2k
26.9M
Greece
$20k
10.8M
Grenada
$11k
108k
Guatemala
$4.5k
17.3M
Guinea
$879
12.7M
Guinea-Bissau
$778
1.86M
Guyana
$5k
778k
Haiti
$868
11M
Honduras
$2.5k
9.27M
Hungary
$16k
9.94M
Iceland
$73k
357k
India
$2k
1.33B
Indonesia
$3.9k
264M
Iran
$5.6k
80M
Iraq
$5.8k
38.3M
Ireland
$79k
4.76M
Israel
$42k
9.09M
Italy
$34k
60.3M
Ivory Coast
$1.7k
24.3M
Jamaica
$5.4k
2.89M
Japan
$39k
127M
Jordan
$4.2k
10.4M
Kazakhstan
$9.8k
18.3M
Kenya
$1.7k
48.5M
Kiribati
$1.6k
116k
Kuwait
$34k
4.6M
Kyrgyzstan
$1.3k
6.2M
Laos
$2.5k
6.86M
Latvia
$18k
1.91M
Lebanon
$8.3k
6.1M
Lesotho
$1.3k
2.23M
Liberia
$677
4.73M
Libya
$7.2k
6.68M
Liechtenstein
$165k
37.9k
Lithuania
$19k
2.79M
Luxembourg
$117k
626k
Madagascar
$528
25.6M
Malawi
$389
18.6M
Malaysia
$11k
31.6M
Maldives
$10k
436k
Mali
$900
18.5M
Malta
$30k
465k
Marshall Islands
$3.8k
53.1k
Mauritania
$1.2k
4.42M
Mauritius
$11k
1.26M
Mexico
$9.7k
131M
Moldova
$3.2k
2.55M
Monaco
$186k
38.7k
Mongolia
$4.1k
3.08M
Montenegro
$8.8k
622k
Morocco
$3.2k
36M
Mozambique
$499
29.7M
Myanmar
$1.3k
53.4M
Namibia
$5.9k
2.53M
Nauru
$9.9k
13.7k
Nepal
$1k
29.4M
Netherlands
$53k
17.3M
New Zealand
$42k
4.94M
Nicaragua
$2k
6.22M
Niger
$414
21.5M
Nigeria
$2k
191M
North Korea
$1.7k
25.5M
North Macedonia
$6.1k
2.08M
Norway
$82k
5.37M
Oman
$16k
4.83M
Pakistan
$1.5k
197M
Palau
$16k
21.7k
Palestine
$3.2k
4.68M
Panama
$16k
4.1M
Paraguay
$5.8k
6.81M
Peru
$6.9k
29.4M
Philippines
$3.1k
105M
Poland
$15k
38.4M
Portugal
$23k
10.6M
Qatar
$69k
2.64M
Romania
$12k
19.6M
Russia
$11k
147M
Rwanda
$773
12.2M
Saint Kitts and Nevis
$19k
55.3k
Saint Lucia
$11k
179k
Saint Vincent
$7.4k
110k
Samoa
$4.2k
196k
San Marino
$48k
33.4k
Sao Tome and Principe
$2k
204k
Saudi Arabia
$23k
33M
Senegal
$1.5k
15.9M
Serbia
$7.2k
7.02M
Seychelles
$16k
95.8k
Sierra Leone
$534
7.56M
Singapore
$65k
5.89M
Slovakia
$19k
5.4M
Slovenia
$26k
2.07M
Solomon Islands
$2.1k
611k
Somalia
$315
11M
South Africa
$6.4k
57.7M
South Korea
$31k
51.5M
South Sudan
$1.1k
12.6M
Spain
$30k
46.7M
Sri Lanka
$4.1k
21.4M
Sudan
$977
40.5M
Suriname
$6.2k
563k
Sweden
$55k
10.3M
Switzerland
$83k
8.47M
Syria
$2k
18.3M
Taiwan
$25k
23.6M
Tajikistan
$827
8.92M
Tanzania
$1.1k
57.3M
Thailand
$7.3k
65.9M
Togo
$679
7.8M
Tonga
$4.4k
108k
Trinidad and Tobago
$17k
1.37M
Tunisia
$3.4k
11.6M
Turkey
$9.4k
82M
Turkmenistan
$7k
5.85M
Tuvalu
$3.7k
11.2k
Uganda
$643
42.9M
Ukraine
$3.1k
42.6M
United Arab Emirates
$43k
9.4M
United Kingdom
$43k
66M
United States
$63k
325M
Uruguay
$17k
3.46M
Uzbekistan
$1.5k
32.4M
Vanuatu
$3.1k
276k
Vatican City
$21k
1k
Venezuela
$16k
28.5M
Vietnam
$2.6k
94.7M
Yemen
$944
28.3M
Zambia
$1.5k
17.1M
Zimbabwe
$2.1k
16.5M