Papua New Guinea Beer

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Today in 1975, Papua New Guinea gained their Independence from Australia.

Papua New Guinea
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Papua New Guinea Breweries

Papua New Guinea Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: No BAC

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  • Full Name: Independent State of Papua New Guinea
  • Location: Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia
  • Government Type: Constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: Tok Pisin (official), English (official), Hiri Motu (official), some 860 indigenous languages spoken (over one-tenth of the world’s total) [Note: Tok Pisin, a creole language, is widely used and understood; English is spoken by 1%-2%; Hiri Motu is spoken by less than 2%]
  • Religion(s): Tok Pisin (official), English (official), Hiri Motu (official), some 860 indigenous languages spoken (over one-tenth of the world’s total)
    note: Tok Pisin, a creole language, is widely used and understood; English is spoken by 1%-2%; Hiri Motu is spoken by less than 2%
  • Capital: Port Moresby
  • Population: 6,310,129; 105th
  • Area: 462,840 sq km, 55th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than California
  • National Food: Mumu
  • National Symbols: Raggiana Bird of Paradise; Southern Cross
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, Pacific Community
  • Independence: From the Australian-administered UN trusteeship, September 16, 1975

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: None
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: bia
  • How to Order a Beer: Wanpela bia, plis
  • How to Say “Cheers”: haisin
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 38%
  • Wine: 1%
  • Spirits: 61%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 1.49
  • Unrecorded: 2.00
  • Total: 3.49
  • Beer: 0.57

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 1.5 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Decrease
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, places
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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