Population of Palau (2021)

Palau population

21,709

Births this year: 1,269 Births today 1
Deaths this year 906 Deaths today 0

Palau Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Roman Catholic 49.4% 10,545 people
Protestant (includes Protestant (general), Seventh Day Adventist, and other Protestant) 30.9% 6,596 people
Modekngei 8.7% 1,857 people
other 11% 2,348 people

Palau Population by Ethnic groups (2005 est)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Palauan (Micronesian with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures) 72.5% 15,477 people
Carolinian 1% 213 people
other Micronesian 2.4% 512 people
Filipino 16.3% 3,480 people
Chinese 1.6% 342 people
Vietnamese 1.6% 342 people
other Asian 3.4% 726 people
white 0.9% 192 people
other 0.3% 64 people

Palau Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 22,446 1.09 243 101.18 48.80
2019 22,203 1.10 241 101.09 48.27
2018 21,962 1.09 236 101.00 47.74
2017 21,726 1.05 225 100.89 47.23
2016 21,501 0.99 210 100.77 46.74
2015 21,291 0.92 194 100.64 46.28
2014 21,097 0.85 178 100.50 45.86
2013 20,919 0.79 163 100.35 45.48
2012 20,756 0.73 150 100.19 45.12
2011 20,606 0.66 136 100.02 44.80
2010 20,470 0.62 126 99.84 44.50
2005 19,907 3.82 733 98.84 43.28
2000 19,174 11.12 1,919 97.79 41.68
1995 17,255 14.35 2,166 97.87 37.51
1990 15,089 10.15 1,391 97.41 32.80
1985 13,698 12.31 1,501 95.09 29.78
1980 12,197 -0.68 -83 93.47 26.52
1975 12,280 6.96 799 91.37 26.70
1970 11,481 6.48 699 89.79 24.96
1965 10,782 11.87 1,144 88.53 23.44
1960 9,638 16.70 1,379 86.56 20.95
1955 8,259 10.99 818 85.29 17.95
1950 7,441 84.68 16.18
Chart population Palau Population (1950 - 2021)