Female population reached 3.97 mil in 2019 in Papua New Guinea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, female population in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 4.05 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.808 mil in 1950. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, female population in Australia amounted to 12.4 mil, 130 mil in Indonesia, 2.39 mil in New Zealand and 53.2 mil in Philippines in 2019.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 100th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of female population, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents, regardless of legal status or citizenship, except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.