PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Papua New Guinea

THE OFFICIAL SALARY IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA IN 2024:

Average salary – 5,600 kina per month ($1,590) (median)

Minimum wage – 3.5 kina per hour ($1)

Source: Government of Papua New Guinea and international recruitment agencies

Papua New Guinea is a small country located in Oceania in the southwest Pacific Ocean, north of Australia and close to the equator.

INFORMATION ABOUT PAPUA NEW GUINEA (2024) 
Population 10.5 million
Average life expectancy  70 years
Unemployment rate 2.7%
Inflation  3.9%
Area 462,840 km²
Form of government Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Income tax 22–42%
Capital Port Moresby
Currency Papua New Guinean kina
Official Language English, Hiri, Motu, PNG Sign Language, Tok Pisin
Doing Business rank 120
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