How Big Is Australia Compared To Papua New Guinea? (Comparison)

Australia and Papua New Guinea are countries located in Oceania Continent. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Papua New Guinea regarding various aspects.

Size

How big is Australia compared to Papua New Guinea?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Papua New Guinea is 462,840 sq km. Australia is bigger than Papua New Guinea by 7,229,184 sq km. Australia is around 16.62 times bigger than Papua New Guinea.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Papua New Guinea

Area of Papua New Guinea:  178,700 sq mi ( 462,840 km2 )

Area of Papua New Guinea compared to Australia

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 9th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Papua New Guinea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Papua New Guinea as of 9th July 2021, is 9,123,782.

Population of Papua New Guinea compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Papua New Guinea: English, Hiri Motu

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Papua New Guinea as of 2018: 0.555

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Papua New Guinea Timezone: 

UTC + 10, +11 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Papua New Guinea:
6° 0′ 0″ S147° 0′ 0″ E

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