Palau

Capital: Melekeok                Land area: 444 km²                Region: Micronesia

Palau is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. The country contains approximately 340 islands, forming the western chain of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia, and has an area of 466 square kilometers (180 sq mi).

Palau

 

Key Reports

    pdf2015 Census of Population, Housing and Agriculture for the Republic of Palau. Volume 1, Basic Tables
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    pdfGuidelines for the harmonisation of census and survey microdata
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    pdfPopulation Registers: A Key Resource for Producing Vital Statistics
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Population Pyramid

Census & Survey Collections
2021Household Income and Expenditure Survey
2022Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey with additional Demographic and Health Survey modules

News & Publications

Changes in Consumer Prices in Selected PICTs in 2020

May 31, 2021
The outbreak of COVID-19 in the PICTs in 2020 led to many job losses, especially in the tourism and related industries, and a significant slowing-down in overall economic activity.

Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for PICTs report

May 18, 2021
The Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for Pacific Island countries and territories report is now available.
A death certificate is a permanent record of the fact of and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and cause of death and serves as the main source of mortality statistics for a country.

A new tool to help register every birth and death

May 10, 2021
A well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system is the cornerstone of good, sustainable governance and is key to social and economic development; The CRVS Systems Improvement Framework report is now available.

Knowledge Series 1 - Population registers: Definitions and conceptual framework

May 4, 2021
Population registers are recognised for their dual role of providing critical information about the civil status of individuals within a population. In the Pacific, to the extent known bySPC, there is no evidence of a country that implements a functional population register.