Palau Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Palau population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Palau in 2022 is 18,055, a 0.17% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Palau in 2021 was 18,024, a 0.29% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Palau in 2020 was 17,972, a 0.31% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Palau in 2019 was 17,916, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Spain 47,558,630
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Chile 19,603,733
Netherlands 17,564,014
Belgium 11,655,930
Sweden 10,549,347
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Portugal 10,270,865
Hungary 9,967,308
UAE 9,441,129
Israel 9,038,309
Austria 8,939,617
Switzerland 8,740,472
Hong Kong 7,488,865
Singapore 5,975,689
Denmark 5,882,261
Finland 5,540,745
Norway 5,434,319
New Zealand 5,185,288
Ireland 5,023,109
Oman 4,576,298
Panama 4,408,581
Kuwait 4,268,873
Croatia 4,030,358
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Cyprus 1,251,488
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 647,599
Malta 533,286
Bahamas 409,984
Iceland 372,899
French Polynesia 306,279
New Caledonia 289,950
Barbados 281,635
Curacao 191,163
Guam 171,774
Seychelles 107,118
Aruba 106,445
Antigua and Barbuda 93,763
Isle of Man 84,519
Andorra 79,824
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 64,184
Greenland 56,466
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Northern Mariana Islands 49,551
Turks and Caicos Islands 45,703
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San Marino 33,660
Gibraltar 32,649
British Virgin Islands 31,305
Palau 18,055
Palau - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 18,055 0.17%
2021 18,024 0.29%
2020 17,972 0.31%
2019 17,916 0.29%
2018 17,864 0.15%
2017 17,837 0.12%
2016 17,816 0.12%
2015 17,794 -0.01%
2014 17,796 -0.05%
2013 17,805 -0.79%
2012 17,946 -1.61%
2011 18,240 -1.62%
2010 18,540 -1.52%
2009 18,826 -1.44%
2008 19,102 -1.36%
2007 19,366 -1.29%
2006 19,619 -1.07%
2005 19,831 -0.38%
2004 19,907 0.14%
2003 19,880 0.15%
2002 19,851 0.12%
2001 19,828 0.52%
2000 19,726 1.79%
1999 19,380 2.80%
1998 18,852 3.03%
1997 18,297 3.19%
1996 17,732 3.04%
1995 17,209 2.62%
1994 16,770 2.38%
1993 16,380 2.35%
1992 16,004 2.33%
1991 15,640 2.27%
1990 15,293 2.25%
1989 14,957 2.22%
1988 14,632 2.26%
1987 14,309 2.32%
1986 13,985 2.50%
1985 13,644 2.59%
1984 13,299 2.51%
1983 12,973 2.42%
1982 12,666 2.26%
1981 12,386 1.09%
1980 12,252 -0.39%
1979 12,300 -0.70%
1978 12,387 -0.61%
1977 12,463 -0.61%
1976 12,539 -0.54%
1975 12,607 -0.43%
1974 12,662 0.96%
1973 12,541 3.03%
1972 12,172 3.68%
1971 11,740 3.29%
1970 11,366 1.86%
1969 11,159 0.72%
1968 11,079 0.79%
1967 10,992 1.66%
1966 10,813 2.37%
1965 10,563 2.37%
1964 10,318 2.40%
1963 10,076 2.28%
1962 9,851 2.20%
1961 9,639 2.04%
1960 9,446 1.96%
1959 9,264 2.35%
1958 9,051 2.96%
1957 8,791 3.23%
1956 8,516 3.20%
1955 8,252 3.05%
1954 8,008 2.69%
1953 7,798 2.09%
1952 7,638 1.45%
1951 7,529 1.33%
1950 7,430 0.00%