Palau

Capital: Melekeok                Land area: 444 kmĀ²                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

 

Census & Surveys
2024Household Listing
2025Population and Housing Census

News & Publications

Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook

December 1, 2023
SPC has published a Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook.

Palau 2023 Gender Fact Sheet

August 31, 2023
The Palau gender fact sheet provides a range of indicators based on the last 2020 Palau population census.

New Action Plan for CRVS

July 16, 2023
The improvement of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in the Pacific requires a diverse set of technical expertise that is not available in any one agency.

Civil registration and vital statistics systems in the Pacific, 2023

July 6, 2023
This compendium pulls together civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) country profiles for the Pacific Island region.

Population Pyramid

PDH.stat datasets