Palau Palau

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  • Capital: Ngerulmud
  • Population: 18,174
  • 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 18,174 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 40 people per km2.

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

Palau is holding the 193 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 0.767 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
Annual GDP [+]2021€184M
Annual GDP [+]2021$218M
GDP per capita [+]2021€10,135
GDP per capita [+]2021$11,995
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-31
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-37
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-16.86%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021126.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]2021150.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200212.9
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]200212.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200215.54%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201715.3
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201717.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201717.39%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202168.69%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€6,974
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$8,254
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002€665
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2002$628
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€715
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$808
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018123º
NMW [+]2022$728.0
NMW [+]2022€642.8
Doing Business [+]2020145º
Annual arrivals [+]2018106,000
Exports [+]2021€2.5M
Exports [+]2021$3.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20211.38%
Imports [+]2021€169.5M
Imports [+]2021$200.5M
Imports % GDP [+]202192.04%
Trade balance [+]2021€-167.0M
Trade balance [+]2021$-197.5M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-90.66%
Density [+]202140
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172.4
% Immigrant [+]201928.14%
% Emigrant [+]201914.72%
Birth Rate [+]202011.00‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201718.1
Crude death rate [+]20207.60‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.21
% risk of poverty [+]200624.9%
Population [+]202118,174
Immigrant stock [+]20195,066
Emigrant stock [+]20192,650
HDI [+]20210.767
Life expectancy [+]200569.13
Number of homicides [+]20182
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201811.17
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]202160.17
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/29/20239
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/29/20235,986
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/29/2023495.21
Doses administered [+]11/04/202131,931