Palau Palau

Subscribe to our free email alert service
  • Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Population: 18,008
  • Surface Area: 460 km2
  • Currency: United States dollars
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • Belongs to: ACP, IMF, UN, PIF

Palau, is a country located at Micronesia, it has an area of 460 Km2 so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Palau, with a population of 18,008 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 39 people per km2.

It's capital is Ngerulmud and its currency is United States dollars

Palau is holding the 192 position by nominal GDP.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Palau, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.826 points in 2019, leaving it in 50th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Palau are business, you must know it's in the 133th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Palau, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Palau Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2019250M.€
Annual GDP [+]2019280M.$
GDP per capita [+]201913,889€
GDP per capita [+]201915,549$
Deficit (M.€) [+]20191
Deficit (M.$) [+]20191
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20190.35%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019108.1
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019121.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200213.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200212.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200215.54%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201715.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201717.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201717.39%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201943.11%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20196,002€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20196,719$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002688€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002639$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017715€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017808$
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018123º
Business
Doing Business [+]2019133º
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2018106,000
Exports [+]20196.3 M.€
Exports [+]20197.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20192.50%
Imports [+]2019141.1 M.€
Imports [+]2019158.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201956.43%
Trade balance [+]2019-134.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-151.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-53.93%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201939
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172.4
% Immigrant [+]201928.13%
% Emigrant [+]201914.72%
Birth Rate [+]201814.00‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201718.1
Crude death rate [+]20187.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.21
Population [+]201918,008
Immigrant stock [+]20195,066
Emigrant stock [+]20192,650
HDI [+]20190.826
Life expectancy [+]200569.13
Number of homicides [+]20182
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201811.17
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201959.88