Palau Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Palau rural population for 2021 was 3,365, a 2.18% decline from 2020.
  • Palau rural population for 2020 was 3,440, a 2.16% decline from 2019.
  • Palau rural population for 2019 was 3,516, a 2.2% decline from 2018.
  • Palau rural population for 2018 was 3,595, a 2.18% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,667,512
Italy 16,924,836
Poland 15,084,074
France 12,661,527
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,965,568
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,474,978
Austria 3,672,522
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,510,320
Portugal 3,414,362
Czech Republic 2,759,991
Hungary 2,694,979
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,340,642
Switzerland 2,261,756
Greece 2,128,861
Ireland 1,814,588
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,368,149
Netherlands 1,302,381
UAE 1,268,967
Sweden 1,225,108
Slovenia 939,156
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 887,542
Finland 798,226
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Oman 676,741
Trinidad and Tobago 655,867
Latvia 594,684
Estonia 406,552
Cyprus 402,894
Belgium 218,200
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 197,811
Bahrain 181,438
Uruguay 153,242
Channel Islands 120,897
French Polynesia 107,176
Brunei 94,691
New Caledonia 76,538
Antigua and Barbuda 74,658
Bahamas 66,027
Aruba 60,173
Luxembourg 53,222
Seychelles 41,693
Isle of Man 40,078
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,997
Liechtenstein 32,718
Faroe Islands 28,165
Malta 26,826
Iceland 22,546
Qatar 21,158
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,540
Andorra 9,392
Guam 8,484
Greenland 7,078
Northern Mariana Islands 4,697
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Palau 3,365
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,419
San Marino 809
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
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Palau Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 3,365 18.52 -2.20%
2020 3,440 19.01 -2.19%
2019 3,516 19.53 -2.22%
2018 3,595 20.07 -2.20%
2017 3,675 20.64 -2.31%
2016 3,761 21.23 -2.55%
2015 3,858 21.84 -2.69%
2014 3,963 22.48 -2.74%
2013 4,073 23.14 -3.02%
2012 4,198 23.81 -3.46%
2011 4,346 24.49 -3.95%
2010 4,521 25.18 -4.62%
2009 4,735 25.89 -5.00%
2008 4,978 26.61 -5.11%
2007 5,239 27.35 -4.68%
2006 5,490 28.09 -3.88%
2005 5,707 28.85 -3.02%
2004 5,882 29.62 -2.37%
2003 6,023 30.40 1.67%
2002 5,923 30.15 2.12%
2001 5,799 29.91 2.30%
2000 5,667 29.66 2.57%
1999 5,523 29.42 2.79%
1998 5,371 29.18 2.99%
1997 5,213 28.93 3.18%
1996 5,050 28.69 2.97%
1995 4,902 28.57 1.23%
1994 4,842 28.93 1.48%
1993 4,771 29.30 1.41%
1992 4,704 29.66 1.41%
1991 4,638 30.03 1.26%
1990 4,580 30.41 1.25%
1989 4,523 30.76 0.96%
1988 4,480 31.11 0.85%
1987 4,442 31.46 0.93%
1986 4,401 31.81 -0.32%
1985 4,415 32.62 -0.36%
1984 4,431 33.59 -0.23%
1983 4,441 34.58 -0.29%
1982 4,454 35.58 -0.89%
1981 4,494 36.59 -1.50%
1980 4,562 37.46 -1.18%
1979 4,616 37.74 -2.19%
1978 4,718 38.02 -2.61%
1977 4,843 38.30 -2.23%
1976 4,952 38.58 -1.20%
1975 5,012 38.86 -0.16%
1974 5,020 39.15 0.84%
1973 4,978 39.43 1.56%
1972 4,901 39.71 1.67%
1971 4,820 40.00 1.36%
1970 4,755 40.29 0.89%
1969 4,713 40.57 0.66%
1968 4,682 40.86 0.43%
1967 4,662 41.15 0.65%
1966 4,632 41.44 0.87%
1965 4,592 41.72 1.27%
1964 4,534 42.01 1.42%
1963 4,470 42.30 1.58%
1962 4,400 42.60 2.11%
1961 4,308 42.89 2.11%
1960 4,218 43.18 %