• Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Population: 21,729
  • 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 21,729 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 47 people per km2.

The 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 0.798 points in 2017, leaving it in 61th 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 , if you want to see information about other countries click here

Palau Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]2017257M.€
Annual GDP [+]2017290M.$
GDP per capita [+]201711,814€
GDP per capita [+]201713,346$
Deficit (M.€) [+]20169
Deficit (M.$) [+]201610
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20163.32%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016103.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016115.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200212.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200212.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200215.34%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201413.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201417.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.11%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201637.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,833€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,348$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002677€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002628$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014672€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014912$
Doing Business [+]2019133º
Exports [+]20175.3 M.€
Exports [+]20176.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20172.07%
Imports [+]2017132.8 M.€
Imports [+]2017150.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201751.72%
Trade balance [+]2017-127.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-144.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-49.66%
Density [+]201747
Population [+]201721,729
Immigrant stock [+]20174,988
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172.4
% Immigrant [+]201722.96%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201718.1
Emigrant stock [+]20172,598
% Emigrant [+]201711.96%
HDI [+]20170.798
Birth Rate [+]201612.00‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.21
Crude death rate [+]201610.00‰
Life expectancy [+]200569.13
Number of homicides [+]20121
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20123.11
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20161.94