About Palau

Official NameRepublic of Palau
Languages SpokenEnglish, Palauan
Is LandlockedNo
Latitude/Longitude7.5134.5
Currencies UsedUnited States Dollar
DemonymPalauan

Countries Bordering Palau

None

Palau Population Density

Palau Top 20 Cities by Population

Name Population
Koror14,000
Koror Town12,676
Kloulklubed702
Ulimang581
Mengellang488
Ngchesar Hamlet300
Melekeok Village271
Ngchemiangel270
Ngerkeai223
Ngardmau221
Angaur State188
Kayangel188
Imeong Hamlet132
Ngetkib62
Tobi Village44
Sonsorol Village30
Ngereklmadel
Melekeok

Palau Population by Year (Historical)

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Population Rank Growth Rate
201821,96453.96%46.03%47.852211.08%
201721,72954.02%45.98%47.342211.05%
201621,50354.05%45.94%46.852211.01%
201521,28854.09%45.92%46.382210.79%
201020,47054.15%45.83%44.602210.56%
200519,90654.13%45.86%43.372200.75%
200019,17554.51%45.45%41.782192.13%
199517,25353.04%47.00%37.592202.72%
199015,08854.43%45.57%32.872201.95%
198513,69652.42%47.59%29.842192.35%
198012,19451.46%48.61%26.57219-0.14%
197512,27851.28%48.76%26.752171.35%
197011,48050.77%49.21%25.012181.26%
196510,78250.57%49.46%23.492182.26%
19609,64250.50%49.43%21.012183.15%
19558,25550.27%49.79%17.982172.10%
19507,44150.17%49.70%16.212160.00%

Palau Population by Year (Projections)

Year Population % Male % Female Density (km²) Population Rank Growth Rate
202022,44253.90%46.12%48.892210.00%
202523,63553.62%46.40%51.492211.04%
203024,76053.28%46.70%53.942210.93%
203525,71552.89%47.10%56.022210.76%
204026,46352.50%47.49%57.652210.58%
204527,05752.13%47.88%58.952210.44%
205027,58051.72%48.27%60.092210.38%
205528,06451.33%48.67%61.142210.35%
206028,49351.01%49.01%62.082210.30%
206528,81250.68%49.33%62.772210.22%
207028,99850.46%49.52%63.182210.13%
207529,03850.35%49.62%63.262210.03%
208028,99950.40%49.60%63.18221-0.03%
208528,96750.70%49.31%63.11221-0.02%
209028,90350.63%49.38%62.97221-0.04%
209528,77250.64%49.35%62.68221-0.09%
Data Sources
  1. Office of Planning and Statistics (OPS)
  2. Office of Planning and Statistics (OPS)
  3. World Population Prospects (2017 Revision) - United Nations population estimates and projections.

    Total population: Estimated to be consistent with the de facto population in 1958, 1967, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 censuses, and with estimates of the subsequent trends in fertility, mortality and international migration. Estimates from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community based on the 2005 census de facto population, and the de jure population in 2012 and 2015 censuses were also taken into account.

  4. GeoNames Gazetteer