Table

Palau. Source:CIA The World Factbook
N Item Value Unit Rank Date of Information Remark
1 Area 459.00 (sq km) 198 Area compares the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
2 Population 21,516 Population 219 July 2018 est. Population compares estimates from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends.
3 Median age 33.6 (years) 92
4 Population growth rate 0.4 (%) 162 2018 est. Population growth rate compares the average annual percent change in populations, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative.
5 Birth rate 11.3 (births/1,000 population) 173 2018 est. Birth rate compares the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate.
6 Death rate 8.2 (deaths/1,000 population) 85 2018 est. Death rate compares the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate.
7 Net migration rate 0.8 (migrant(s)/1,000 population) 66 2018 est. Net migration rate compares the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population).
8 Infant mortality rate 10.3 (deaths/1,000 live births) 133 est. Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
9 Life expectancy at birth 73.6 (years) 136 est. Life expectancy at birth compares the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages.
10 Total fertility rate 1.7 (children born/woman) 171 2018 est. Total fertility rate (TFR) compares figures for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. TFR is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman.
11 Health expenditures 9 (% of GDP) 40 2014 Health expenditures provides the total expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP. Health expenditures are broadly defined as activities performed either by institutions or individuals through the application of medical, paramedical, and/or nursing knowledge and technology, the primary purpose of which is to promote, restore, or maintain health.
12 Obesity - adult prevalence rate 55.3 (%) 3 2016 Obesity - adult prevalence rate gives the percent of a country’s population considered to be obese.
13 GDP (purchasing power parity) $264,000,000 GDP (purchasing power parity) 217 2017 est. GDP (purchasing power parity) compares the gross domestic product (GDP) or value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year. A nation’s GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates is the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States.
14 GDP - real growth rate -3.7 (%) 215 2017 est. GDP - real growth rate compares GDP growth on an annual basis adjusted for inflation and expressed as a percent.
15 GDP - per capita (PPP) $14,700 GDP - per capita (PPP) 115 2017 est. GDP - per capita (PPP) compares GDP on a purchasing power parity basis divided by population as of 1 July for the same year.
16 Gross national saving 48.7 (% of GDP) 2 2016 est. Gross national saving is derived by deducting final consumption expenditure from Gross national disposable income, and consists of personal saving, plus business saving, plus government saving, but excludes foreign saving. The figures are presented as a percent of GDP. A negative number indicates that the economy as a whole is spending more income than it produces, thus drawing down national wealth (dissaving).
17 Labor force 11,610 Labor force 216 2016 Labor force compares the total labor force figure.
18 Unemployment rate 1.7 (%) 15 2015 est. Unemployement rate compares the percent of the labor force that is without jobs.
19 Taxes and other revenues 66.1 (% (of GDP)) 6 2016 est. Taxes and other revenues records total taxes and other revenues received by the national government during the time period indicated, expressed as a percent of GDP. Taxes include personal and corporate income taxes, value added taxes, excise taxes, and tariffs. Other revenues include social contributions - such as payments for social security and hospital insurance - grants, and net revenues from public enterprises.
20 Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 8.8 (% (of GDP)) 3 2016 est. Budget surplus or deficit records the difference between national government revenues and expenditures, expressed as a percent of GDP. A positive (+) number indicates that revenues exceeded expenditures (a budget surplus), while a negative (-) number indicates the reverse (a budget deficit).
21 Public debt 24.1 (% of GDP) 179 2016 est. Public debt compares the cumulative total of all government borrowings less repayments that are denominated in a country’s home currency. Public debt should not be confused with external debt.
22 Inflation rate (consumer prices) 0.90 (%) 46 2017 est. Inflation rate (consumer prices) compares the annual percent change in consumer prices with the previous year’s consumer prices.
23 Current account balance -$53,000,000 Current account balance 79 2017 est. Current account balance compares a country’s net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings, and net transfer payments to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
24 Exports $23,170,000,000 Exports 69 2017 est. Exports compares the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
25 Imports $4,715,000,000 Imports 134 2018 est. Imports compares the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, insurance, and freight) or f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
26 Reserves of foreign exchange and gold $0 Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 193 31 December 2017 est. Reserves of foreign exchange and gold compares the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country’s balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified.
27 Debt - external $18,380,000,000 Debt - external 94 31 December 2014 est. Debt - external compares the total public and private debt owed to nonresidents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
28 Telephones - fixed lines 7,204 Telephones - fixed lines 201 July 2016 est. Telephones - main lines in use compares the total number of main telephone lines in use.
29 Telephones - mobile cellular 24,000 Telephones - mobile cellular 208 July 2016 est. Telephones - mobile cellular compares the total number of mobile cellular telephone subscribers.
30 Internet users 7,650 Internet users 211 July 2016 est. Internet users compares the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
31 Airports 3 Airports 196 2013 Airports compares the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved or unpaved and may include closed or abandoned installations.
32 Roadways 125 (km) 173 2018 Roadways compares the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.