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WB region East Asia and Pacific (EAP)
WB income classificationLower-middle-income economies (LMC)
Date of Independence 1975
GDP (current US$)7,892,753,623.19
GDP per capita (current US$)1,172.4
Population6,732,159
Government constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm

All information is current as of 03/14/2011
 
                                                                               
1975 1975
Adoption of Constitution (COI)
Organic Law on the Duties and Responsibilities of Leadership (COI)
 
                                                                               
1975
Adoption of new Constitution (FOI)
 
                                                                             
1975 1975 2001
Independence from Australia
Adoption of new Constitution (IAD); Organic Law on the Duties and Responsibilities of Leadership (IAD)
Bougainville Accord ends civil conflict between government forces and separatists
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