Population Density rose 2.20 % to 15.8 km per capita in Papua New Guinea in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Papua New Guinea | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 15.8 km per capita in 2015 in Papua New Guinea, according to Faostat. This is 2.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 16.2 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 4.42 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, population density in Australia amounted to 2.96 km per capita, 136 km per capita in Indonesia, 16.8 km per capita in New Zealand and 324 km per capita in Philippines in 2015.

Papua New Guinea has been ranked 154th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia km per capita 2.82 2.87 2.91 2.96 3.01
China km per capita 142 142 143 144 145
Indonesia km per capita 131 133 135 136 138
Malaysia km per capita 84.6 86.1 87.5 89.0 90.4
New Zealand km per capita 16.3 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.9
Papua New Guinea km per capita 14.8 15.1 15.5 15.8 16.2
Philippines km per capita 308 313 319 324 330
Singapore km per capita 7,125 7,252 7,405 7,589 7,713
Taiwan km per capita ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Vietnam km per capita 277 280 283 286 289