Population of Papua New Guinea

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date04 Mar 2024

The current population of Papua New Guinea is 10,525,981 as of July 21, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Papua New Guinea is projected at 10,515,788, or 10.52 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Papua New Guinea is projected at 10,329,93,1 or 10.33 million people, for the year 2023.

Papua New Guinea is the second-most populous country in Oceania, and at 89th position in the world in the list of 237 countries/territories.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Papua New Guinea population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
202210,048,41210,142,619188,4131.8580.13
202310,236,82510,329,931186,2111.8030.13
202410,423,03610,515,788185,5041.7640.13
202510,608,54010,701,144185,2081.7310.13
202610,793,74810,886,097184,6981.6970.13
202710,978,44611,069,871182,8501.6520.13
202811,161,29611,252,452182,3121.6200.13
202911,343,60811,434,334181,4511.5870.13
203011,525,05911,615,322180,5261.5540.14
203111,705,58511,795,728180,2851.5280.14
203211,885,87011,975,671179,6021.5000.14
203312,065,47212,154,395177,8451.4630.14
203412,243,31712,331,461176,2891.4300.14
203512,419,60612,507,085174,9571.3990.14
203612,594,56312,681,353173,5791.3690.14
203712,768,14212,854,191172,0971.3390.14
203812,940,23913,025,474170,4701.3090.14
203913,110,70913,194,712168,0061.2730.14
204013,278,71513,362,082166,7341.2480.15
204113,445,44913,527,645164,3911.2150.15
204213,609,84013,690,710161,7411.1810.15
204313,771,58113,851,796160,4301.1580.15
204413,932,01114,009,881155,7401.1120.15
204514,087,75114,165,403155,3041.0960.15
204614,243,05514,319,594153,0781.0690.15
204714,396,13314,471,387150,5071.0400.15
204814,546,64014,620,589147,8981.0120.15
204914,694,53814,766,879144,6820.9800.15
205014,839,22014,910,369142,2970.9540.15
205114,981,51715,051,146139,2580.9250.15
205215,120,77515,189,144136,7380.9000.16
205315,257,51315,324,555134,0840.8750.16
205415,391,59715,457,017130,8410.8460.16
205515,522,43815,586,007127,1380.8160.16
205615,649,57615,711,677124,2020.7910.16
205715,773,77815,835,075122,5930.7740.16
205815,896,37115,955,959119,1760.7470.16
205916,015,54716,073,326115,5590.7190.16
206016,131,10616,187,410112,6090.6960.16
206116,243,71516,298,114108,7980.6680.16
206216,352,51316,405,528106,0290.6460.16
206316,458,54216,510,166103,2480.6250.16
206416,561,79016,612,730101,8790.6130.16
206516,663,66916,713,02498,7110.5910.16
206616,762,38016,809,99995,2380.5670.16
206716,857,61816,904,34793,4580.5530.17
206816,951,07616,996,32590,4980.5320.17
206917,041,57417,085,61688,0840.5160.17
207017,129,65817,172,83586,3540.5030.17
207117,216,01217,257,79183,5580.4840.17
207217,299,57017,339,61780,0930.4620.17
207317,379,66317,418,05476,7820.4410.17
207417,456,44517,493,32073,7490.4220.17
207517,530,19417,565,76171,1340.4050.17
207617,601,32817,635,11567,5740.3830.17
207717,668,90217,700,77063,7370.3600.17
207817,732,63917,763,57961,8800.3480.17
207917,794,51917,824,02959,0200.3310.17
208017,853,53917,882,00456,9310.3180.17
208117,910,47017,938,11955,2970.3080.17
208217,965,76717,991,74251,9490.2890.17
208318,017,71618,042,70449,9770.2770.17
208418,067,69318,091,28347,1800.2610.17
208518,114,87318,137,16144,5760.2460.17
208618,159,44918,180,26941,6400.2290.17
208718,201,08918,220,74839,3180.2160.17
208818,240,40718,258,31635,8180.1960.18
208918,276,22518,293,24334,0350.1860.18
209018,310,26018,326,46432,4070.1770.18
209118,342,66718,358,01430,6930.1670.18
209218,373,36018,388,06029,4000.1600.18
209318,402,76018,416,22226,9240.1460.18
209418,429,68418,441,90824,4470.1330.18
209518,454,13118,464,93621,6100.1170.18
209618,475,74118,485,73819,9940.1080.18
209718,495,73518,504,30317,1350.0930.18
209818,512,87018,520,77115,8020.0850.18
209918,528,67218,535,58513,8260.0750.18
210018,542,49818,548,05611,1170.0600.18

Papua New Guinea population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
19501,526,9611,542,85431,7872.0600.06
19511,558,7481,574,11130,7261.9520.06
19521,589,4741,608,47037,9922.3620.06
19531,627,4661,647,99841,0652.4920.06
19541,668,5311,690,22043,3792.5670.06
19551,711,9101,734,92146,0232.6530.06
19561,757,9331,782,05148,2362.7070.06
19571,806,1691,831,04749,7572.7180.06
19581,855,9261,881,51451,1762.7200.06
19591,907,1021,933,07051,9362.6870.07
19601,959,0381,985,66653,2562.6820.07
19612,012,2942,035,67246,7562.2970.07
19622,059,0502,082,56247,0242.2580.07
19632,106,0742,129,22246,2952.1740.07
19642,152,3692,175,40946,0802.1180.07
19652,198,4492,222,17847,4592.1360.07
19662,245,9082,271,49051,1632.2520.07
19672,297,0712,322,64751,1522.2020.07
19682,348,2232,375,35654,2672.2850.07
19692,402,4902,430,92256,8642.3390.07
19702,459,3542,489,05959,4112.3870.07
19712,518,7652,549,31561,1002.3970.07
19722,579,8652,610,70061,6702.3620.07
19732,641,5352,672,14461,2172.2910.07
19742,702,7522,733,31361,1212.2360.07
19752,763,8732,794,46261,1782.1890.07
19762,825,0512,855,83761,5722.1560.07
19772,886,6232,917,57261,8982.1220.07
19782,948,5212,979,60662,1712.0870.07
19793,010,6923,041,90262,4202.0520.07
19803,073,1123,104,78863,3522.0410.07
19813,136,4643,169,07365,2192.0580.07
19823,201,6833,235,26467,1612.0760.07
19833,268,8443,303,67769,6672.1090.07
19843,338,5113,374,46571,9082.1310.07
19853,410,4193,447,57974,3202.1560.07
19863,484,7393,522,91676,3542.1670.07
19873,561,0933,600,34378,5012.1800.07
19883,639,5943,679,65180,1142.1770.07
19893,719,7083,764,11288,8082.3590.07
19903,808,5163,864,972112,9132.9220.07
19913,921,4293,990,995139,1333.4870.07
19924,060,5624,136,644152,1633.6790.08
19934,212,7254,291,588157,7273.6760.08
19944,370,4524,451,694162,4833.6500.08
19954,532,9354,616,439167,0073.6180.08
19964,699,9424,785,895171,9053.5920.08
19974,871,8474,960,439177,1843.5720.08
19985,049,0315,138,829179,5963.4950.09
19995,228,6275,321,388185,5223.4870.09
20005,414,1495,508,297188,2973.4190.09
20015,602,4465,698,489192,0863.3710.09
20025,794,5325,892,596196,1283.3290.09
20035,990,6606,090,980200,6403.2940.10
20046,191,3006,293,166203,7323.2380.10
20056,395,0326,498,818207,5723.1940.10
20066,602,6046,708,217211,2273.1490.10
20076,813,8316,921,066214,4713.0990.10
20087,028,3027,137,988219,3713.0740.10
20097,247,6737,358,890222,4333.0230.11
20107,470,1067,583,269226,3262.9850.11
20117,696,4327,806,637220,4102.8240.11
20127,916,8428,026,545219,4062.7340.11
20138,136,2488,245,627218,7582.6530.11
20148,355,0068,464,153218,2942.5790.12
20158,573,3008,682,174217,7482.5080.12
20168,791,0488,899,169216,2432.4300.12
20179,007,2919,114,796215,0102.3590.12
20189,222,3019,329,227213,8522.2920.12
20199,436,1539,542,486212,6652.2290.12
20209,648,8189,749,640201,6442.0680.12
20219,850,4629,949,437197,9501.9900.13