ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Papua New Guinea

Capital: Port Moresby
World Bank Region: East Asia & Pacific
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 452,860 (2007)
 
Population (people): 6,387,470 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 14.10 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.4% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 61 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 54 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,795.98 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 7.2% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 2,406,333 (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.19% (2014)

 
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Bagiai (I) 4205 4205 184 VI
Kamiali 220242 220242 451 Not Reported
Lihir Island 15894 15894 200 Not Reported
Maza (I) 4202 4202 3316 VI
Paga Hill National Park Scenic Reserve 19716 19716 197 Not Reported
Pirung 15788 15788 542 Not Reported
Pokili 4123 4123 121 Not Reported
Ranba 4203 4203 659 Not Reported
Tonda 4200 4200 6060 Not Reported
Tonda Wildlife Management Area 68136 68136 5115 Not Reported
Wewak Peace Memorial Park 377711 377711 199 Not Reported
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Arafura Sea 0.98 0.06 1.44 7.82 0.34
Bismarck Sea 2.02 0.75 0.75 100.0 100.0
Gulf of Papua 1.76 6.03 6.48 98.14 91.3
Papua 0.02 0.0 20.67 0.57 0.0
Solomon Archipelago 0.75 2.5 3.0 26.66 22.17
Solomon Sea 2.94 0.25 0.25 100.0 100.0
Southeast Papua New Guinea 0.37 1.08 1.08 100.0 100.0
Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef 0.01 12.61 62.79 0.14 0.03
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