Palau Palau

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  • Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Population: 18,000
  • 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 18,000 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. Its national debt in 2022 was 160 millions of euros (169 millions of dollars), ( 68.39% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €8,909 euros per inhabitant$9,389 dollars per inhabitant.

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 0.767 points in 2021, leaving it in 82th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Palau are business, you must know it's in the 145th 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 [+]2022€233M
Annual GDP [+]2022$246M
GDP per capita [+]2022€12,968
GDP per capita [+]2022$13,667
Debt (M.€.) [+]2022160
Debt ($M) [+]2022169
Debt (%GDP) [+]202268.39%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€8,909
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$9,389
Deficit (M.€) [+]2022-9
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-9
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-3.57%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022144.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]2022152.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201917.0
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]201919.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201915.66%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201715.3
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201717.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201717.39%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202261.76%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€8,013
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$8,444
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€955
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$1,069
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€715
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$808
RTI Raking [+]2022136º
Labour
NMW [+]2022$728.0
NMW [+]2022€642.8
Business
Doing Business [+]2020145º
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2018106,000
Exports [+]2023€1.7M
Exports [+]2023$1.9M
Exports % GDP [+]20221.11%
Imports [+]2023€224.1M
Imports [+]2023$242.3M
Imports % GDP [+]202284.38%
Trade balance [+]2023€-222.3M
Trade balance [+]2023$-240.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2022-83.28%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]202139
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172.4
% Immigrant [+]202028.27%
% Emigrant [+]202014.76%
Birth Rate [+]202113.40‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201718.1
Crude death rate [+]202110.20‰
Fertility Rate [+]20200.85
% risk of poverty [+]200624.9%
Population [+]202118,000
Immigrant stock [+]20205,088
Emigrant stock [+]20202,656
HDI [+]20210.767
Life expectancy [+]200569.13
Number of homicides [+]20182
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201811.20
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]202259.00
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/12/202410
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/12/20246,332
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/12/2024555.56
Doses administered [+]11/04/202131,931