Palau Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Palau rural population for 2020 was 3,440, a 2.16% decline from 2019.
  • Palau rural population for 2019 was 3,516, a 2.2% decline from 2018.
  • Palau rural population for 2018 was 3,595, a 2.18% decline from 2017.
  • Palau rural population for 2017 was 3,675, a 2.29% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Palau Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 3,440 19.01 -2.19%
2019 3,516 19.53 -2.22%
2018 3,595 20.07 -2.20%
2017 3,675 20.64 -2.31%
2016 3,761 21.23 -2.55%
2015 3,858 21.84 -2.69%
2014 3,963 22.48 -2.74%
2013 4,073 23.14 -3.02%
2012 4,198 23.81 -3.46%
2011 4,346 24.49 -3.95%
2010 4,521 25.18 -4.62%
2009 4,735 25.89 -5.00%
2008 4,978 26.61 -5.11%
2007 5,239 27.35 -4.68%
2006 5,490 28.09 -3.88%
2005 5,707 28.85 -3.02%
2004 5,882 29.62 -2.37%
2003 6,023 30.40 1.67%
2002 5,923 30.15 2.12%
2001 5,799 29.91 2.30%
2000 5,667 29.66 2.57%
1999 5,523 29.42 2.79%
1998 5,371 29.18 2.99%
1997 5,213 28.93 3.18%
1996 5,050 28.69 2.97%
1995 4,902 28.57 1.23%
1994 4,842 28.93 1.48%
1993 4,771 29.30 1.41%
1992 4,704 29.66 1.41%
1991 4,638 30.03 1.26%
1990 4,580 30.41 1.25%
1989 4,523 30.76 0.96%
1988 4,480 31.11 0.85%
1987 4,442 31.46 0.93%
1986 4,401 31.81 -0.32%
1985 4,415 32.62 -0.36%
1984 4,431 33.59 -0.23%
1983 4,441 34.58 -0.29%
1982 4,454 35.58 -0.89%
1981 4,494 36.59 -1.50%
1980 4,562 37.46 -1.18%
1979 4,616 37.74 -2.19%
1978 4,718 38.02 -2.61%
1977 4,843 38.30 -2.23%
1976 4,952 38.58 -1.20%
1975 5,012 38.86 -0.16%
1974 5,020 39.15 0.84%
1973 4,978 39.43 1.56%
1972 4,901 39.71 1.67%
1971 4,820 40.00 1.36%
1970 4,755 40.29 0.89%
1969 4,713 40.57 0.66%
1968 4,682 40.86 0.43%
1967 4,662 41.15 0.65%
1966 4,632 41.44 0.87%
1965 4,592 41.72 1.27%
1964 4,534 42.01 1.42%
1963 4,470 42.30 1.58%
1962 4,400 42.60 2.11%
1961 4,308 42.89 2.11%
1960 4,218 43.18 %