Palau Population Density 1950-2021

Chart and table of Palau population density from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Palau in 2021 is 39.50 people per square kilometer, a 0.41% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Palau in 2020 was 39.33 people per square kilometer, a 0.48% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Palau in 2019 was 39.15 people per square kilometer, a 0.56% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Palau in 2018 was 38.93 people per square kilometer, a 0.56% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2021 Population Density
Macao 21,657.70
Monaco 19,755.50
Singapore 8,201.23
Hong Kong 6,804.33
Gibraltar 3,369.80
Bahrain 2,247.17
Malta 1,383.70
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,276.82
Channel Islands 885.08
Barbados 669.10
Aruba 595.58
San Marino 566.95
South Korea 511.32
Netherlands 413.41
Israel 398.27
Belgium 381.01
Curacao 371.17
Japan 333.49
Puerto Rico 318.86
Guam 315.15
United Kingdom 279.98
Trinidad and Tobago 273.56
Cayman Islands 255.76
Qatar 252.41
Luxembourg 245.10
Kuwait 242.90
Liechtenstein 239.06
Germany 234.63
Antigua and Barbuda 224.39
Seychelles 215.02
Switzerland 211.08
British Virgin Islands 202.81
Italy 200.33
Andorra 164.59
Isle of Man 149.84
Denmark 135.44
Cyprus 131.41
Northern Mariana Islands 125.91
Poland 120.88
UAE 119.51
France 119.15
Portugal 110.25
Austria 107.81
Hungary 103.56
Slovenia 100.54
Spain 92.39
Greece 78.59
Croatia 72.13
Ireland 70.90
French Polynesia 70.63
Panama 58.10
Turks and Caicos Islands 41.30
Lithuania 41.20
Palau 39.50
Faroe Islands 35.14
United States 33.86
Estonia 29.23
Latvia 28.95
Bahamas 28.60
Chile 25.39
Sweden 22.71
Uruguay 19.78
New Zealand 18.16
Oman 16.88
Saudi Arabia 16.44
Argentina 16.40
Finland 16.39
New Caledonia 15.51
Bermuda 14.47
Norway 8.74
Canada 3.81
Iceland 3.33
Australia 3.33
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Palau - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2021 39.50 0.41%
2020 39.33 0.48%
2019 39.15 0.56%
2018 38.93 0.56%
2017 38.71 0.47%
2016 38.53 0.34%
2015 38.40 0.22%
2014 38.32 0.11%
2013 38.27 -0.19%
2012 38.35 -0.59%
2011 38.58 -1.17%
2010 39.03 -1.80%
2009 39.75 -2.24%
2008 40.66 -2.37%
2007 41.65 -1.95%
2006 42.48 -1.22%
2005 43.00 -0.43%
2004 43.19 0.29%
2003 43.06 0.88%
2002 42.69 1.29%
2001 42.14 1.47%
2000 41.53 1.75%
1999 40.82 1.99%
1998 40.02 2.20%
1997 39.16 2.39%
1996 38.25 2.50%
1995 37.31 2.67%
1994 36.34 2.62%
1993 35.41 2.74%
1992 34.47 2.69%
1991 33.57 2.54%
1990 32.73 2.37%
1989 31.98 2.13%
1988 31.31 1.98%
1987 30.70 2.11%
1986 30.07 2.24%
1985 29.41 2.52%
1984 28.68 2.74%
1983 27.92 2.61%
1982 27.21 1.93%
1981 26.69 0.82%
1980 26.48 -0.41%
1979 26.58 -1.40%
1978 26.96 -1.92%
1977 27.49 -1.49%
1976 27.91 -0.52%
1975 28.05 0.57%
1974 27.89 1.61%
1973 27.45 2.33%
1972 26.83 2.38%
1971 26.20 2.05%
1970 25.68 1.66%
1969 25.26 1.34%
1968 24.92 1.22%
1967 24.62 1.31%
1966 24.30 1.60%
1965 23.92 1.89%
1964 23.48 2.18%
1963 22.98 2.44%
1962 22.43 2.67%
1961 21.85 2.85%
1960 21.24 3.00%
1959 20.62 3.25%
1958 19.97 3.31%
1957 19.33 3.46%
1956 18.69 3.29%
1955 18.09 3.31%
1954 17.51 2.97%
1953 17.01 2.53%
1952 16.59 1.69%
1951 16.31 0.83%
1950 16.18 0.00%