Papua New Guinea

Capital: Port Moresby                Land area: 462,840 km²                Region: Melanesia

Papua New Guinea is an Oceanian country 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. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby.

Papua New Guinea
Census & Surveys
2022Household Listing
2023Population and Housing Census

News & Publications

New Goods Classification System in Effect

January 21, 2022
The Pacific Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (PACHS) 2022 is now in effect as of January 1, 2022.

IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021

December 15, 2021
The IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021 has been compiled to assist National Statistics Offices (NSOs) in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to collect, compile, analyse and report statistics on international trade in goods using a standard methodology.

Imports of rice and wheat flour in selected PICTs

December 7, 2021
Rice and wheat flour are important food items imported by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs).

Meet David Abbott, Manager - Data Analysis and Dissemination at SPC, discussing SPC’s Role in Supporting Improvements in CRVS in the Pacific

October 28, 2021
SPC provides technical assistance to Pacific Island countries and territories in developing civil registration and vital statistics systems and data.

Population Pyramid

PDH.stat datasets