Country Size Comparison


Papua New Guinea is about 17 times smaller than Australia.

Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 5.98% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~25.5 million people (18.2 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Australia compared to Papua New Guinea. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Papua New Guinea vs. Australia using our country comparison tool.

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