Palau Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Palau population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Palau in 2023 is 39.26 people per square kilometer, a 0.02% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Palau in 2022 was 39.25 people per square kilometer, a 0.17% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Palau in 2021 was 39.18 people per square kilometer, a 0.29% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Palau in 2020 was 39.07 people per square kilometer, a 0.31% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Macao 22,861.98
Singapore 8,365.40
Hong Kong 6,749.20
Gibraltar 3,268.80
Bahrain 1,904.50
Malta 1,672.08
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,300.65
Barbados 655.80
Aruba 590.43
San Marino 560.70
South Korea 515.98
Monaco 484.48
Curacao 432.61
Netherlands 424.13
Israel 415.70
Belgium 382.78
Puerto Rico 367.57
Japan 326.20
Guam 320.28
Trinidad and Tobago 299.21
United Kingdom 278.05
Cayman Islands 262.54
Luxembourg 252.81
Liechtenstein 247.40
Kuwait 241.87
Qatar 236.41
Seychelles 234.04
Germany 232.94
Antigua and Barbuda 214.31
Switzerland 213.04
British Virgin Islands 210.25
Italy 195.36
Andorra 170.40
Isle of Man 148.61
Denmark 137.72
Cyprus 136.22
Poland 131.21
France 117.94
Portugal 111.11
Hungary 109.17
Northern Mariana Islands 108.25
Austria 106.81
Slovenia 103.50
UAE 96.47
Spain 93.92
Greece 78.37
French Polynesia 77.22
Ireland 71.95
Panama 59.32
Turks and Caicos Islands 48.49
Croatia 45.51
Lithuania 41.64
Palau 39.26
Faroe Islands 38.16
United States 34.58
Bahamas 29.73
Estonia 29.17
Latvia 28.34
Chile 25.94
Sweden 23.72
New Zealand 19.53
Uruguay 19.43
Saudi Arabia 17.19
Argentina 16.46
Finland 16.38
New Caledonia 15.77
Oman 15.01
Bermuda 14.93
Norway 8.76
Canada 3.93
Iceland 3.64
Australia 3.42
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Palau - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 39.26 0.02%
2022 39.25 0.17%
2021 39.18 0.29%
2020 39.07 0.31%
2019 38.95 0.29%
2018 38.83 0.15%
2017 38.78 0.12%
2016 38.73 0.12%
2015 38.68 -0.01%
2014 38.69 -0.05%
2013 38.71 -0.79%
2012 39.01 -1.61%
2011 39.65 -1.62%
2010 40.30 -1.52%
2009 40.93 -1.44%
2008 41.53 -1.36%
2007 42.10 -1.29%
2006 42.65 -1.07%
2005 43.11 -0.38%
2004 43.28 0.14%
2003 43.22 0.15%
2002 43.15 0.12%
2001 43.10 0.52%
2000 42.88 1.79%
1999 42.13 2.80%
1998 40.98 3.03%
1997 39.78 3.19%
1996 38.55 3.04%
1995 37.41 2.62%
1994 36.46 2.38%
1993 35.61 2.35%
1992 34.79 2.33%
1991 34.00 2.27%
1990 33.25 2.25%
1989 32.52 2.22%
1988 31.81 2.26%
1987 31.11 2.32%
1986 30.40 2.50%
1985 29.66 2.59%
1984 28.91 2.51%
1983 28.20 2.42%
1982 27.53 2.26%
1981 26.93 1.09%
1980 26.63 -0.39%
1979 26.74 -0.70%
1978 26.93 -0.61%
1977 27.09 -0.61%
1976 27.26 -0.54%
1975 27.41 -0.43%
1974 27.53 0.96%
1973 27.26 3.03%
1972 26.46 3.68%
1971 25.52 3.29%
1970 24.71 1.86%
1969 24.26 0.72%
1968 24.08 0.79%
1967 23.90 1.66%
1966 23.51 2.37%
1965 22.96 2.37%
1964 22.43 2.40%
1963 21.90 2.28%
1962 21.42 2.20%
1961 20.95 2.04%
1960 20.53 1.96%
1959 20.14 2.35%
1958 19.68 2.96%
1957 19.11 3.23%
1956 18.51 3.20%
1955 17.94 3.05%
1954 17.41 2.69%
1953 16.95 2.09%
1952 16.60 1.45%
1951 16.37 1.33%
1950 16.15 0.00%