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Papua New Guinea

This page shares statistics on Papua New Guinea’s population, embassies, and overall remittance details. You can also use the below links to compare money transfer if you are planning to send money to PNG as cost effectively as possible, whether online, via mobile, or in person with a preferred provider. Papua New Guineans living in Australia or New Zealand pay highly varying fees when transferring funds to PNG that depends on which financial carrier is chosen, so as an impartial service we hope to provide you with the best tools possible to help you make the most suitable financial choices for you and your loved ones.

Capital City: Port Moresby
Population: 8.251 million (World Bank 2017)
Currency: Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK)
Area: 462,840 km2

Community

In 2011, 26,787 PNG-born people were living in Australia.

Remittance Statistics

World Bank (2017)

Estimated bilateral remittances: US$ 3 mn

Estimated remittances from Australia to PNG: US$ 3 mn

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Embassies & Consulates in Australia:

High Commission of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Canberra

39-41 Forster Crescent
Yarralumla ACT 2600

Ph: 02 6273 3322
Email: kundu@pngcanberra.org
Website: http://www.pngcanberra.org

Consulate General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Sydney

Level 2, 222 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Ph: 02 92839020/02 92832070
Email: pngcg@kundusyd.org

Consulate General of the Independent state of Papua New Guinea, Brisbane

Level 3,
344 Queens St,
Brisbane QLD 4001

Ph: 07 3221 7915/8067
Email: pngcg@kundubne.org

Consulate General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Auckland

152 Kolmar Road
Papatoetoe, Auckland

Ph: (09) 279 1029
Email: png.akl@ftl.co.nz

Embassies & Consulates in New Zealand:

High Commission of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Wellington

279 Willis Street
Te Aro, Wellington 6011

Ph: 04 385 2474
Website: http://png.org.nz/
Email: pngnz@globe.net.nz

 

Consulate General of the Independent state of Papua New Guinea, Auckland

Level 1
21 El Kobar Drive
East Tamaki 2013 Auckland

Ph: (09)278 7078
Email: png.akl@ftl.co.nz

Organisations in Australia:

Papua New Guinea Queensland Federation Inc.

P.O. Box 5019
Daisy Hill, QLD 4127

Ph: +61 432 728 050
Email: admin@pngfqi.com

Papua New Guinea Association of Australia (PNGAA)

https://pngaa.org/site/

Media:

Papua New Guinea Post-Courier Online

http://www.postcourier.com.pg/