Palau Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 3,258, a 2.4% decline from 2021.
  • Palau rural population for 2021 was 3,338, a 2.31% decline from 2020.
  • Palau rural population for 2020 was 3,417, a 2.34% decline from 2019.
  • Palau rural population for 2019 was 3,499, a 2.4% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,730,526
Italy 16,705,485
Poland 14,679,358
France 12,568,575
United Kingdom 10,448,877
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,932,638
Canada 7,103,929
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Australia 3,513,869
Portugal 3,395,541
Czech Republic 2,734,517
Hungary 2,646,824
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,273,624
Greece 2,048,160
Ireland 1,836,398
Croatia 1,610,908
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,248
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 934,533
Lithuania 892,957
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,579
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,676
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 591,254
Oman 560,597
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Belgium 215,837
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
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Iceland 22,951
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Palau 3,258
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Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
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Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
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Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Palau Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 3,258 18.04 -2.43%
2021 3,338 18.52 -2.34%
2020 3,417 19.01 -2.37%
2019 3,499 19.53 -2.43%
2018 3,585 20.07 -2.64%
2017 3,681 20.64 -2.68%
2016 3,781 21.23 -2.74%
2015 3,886 21.84 -2.92%
2014 4,001 22.48 -2.93%
2013 4,120 23.14 -3.62%
2012 4,272 23.81 -4.46%
2011 4,467 24.49 -4.42%
2010 4,669 25.18 -4.30%
2009 4,874 25.89 -4.20%
2008 5,083 26.61 -4.11%
2007 5,296 27.35 -3.98%
2006 5,511 28.09 -3.74%
2005 5,721 28.85 -3.01%
2004 5,896 29.62 -2.48%
2003 6,044 30.40 0.96%
2002 5,986 30.15 0.94%
2001 5,930 29.91 1.34%
2000 5,851 29.66 2.60%
1999 5,701 29.42 3.59%
1998 5,500 29.18 3.82%
1997 5,294 28.93 3.97%
1996 5,088 28.69 3.44%
1995 4,916 28.57 1.31%
1994 4,852 28.93 1.10%
1993 4,799 29.30 1.09%
1992 4,747 29.66 1.06%
1991 4,697 30.03 1.01%
1990 4,650 30.41 1.06%
1989 4,601 30.76 1.07%
1988 4,552 31.11 1.13%
1987 4,501 31.46 1.16%
1986 4,449 31.81 -0.04%
1985 4,451 32.62 -0.36%
1984 4,467 33.59 -0.42%
1983 4,486 34.58 -0.44%
1982 4,506 35.58 -0.58%
1981 4,532 36.59 -1.25%
1980 4,589 37.46 -1.15%
1979 4,642 37.74 -1.43%
1978 4,709 38.02 -1.35%
1977 4,773 38.30 -1.33%
1976 4,837 38.58 -1.27%
1975 4,899 38.86 -1.18%
1974 4,957 39.15 0.24%
1973 4,945 39.43 2.27%
1972 4,834 39.71 2.90%
1971 4,696 40.00 2.52%
1970 4,579 40.29 1.14%
1969 4,527 40.57 0.00%
1968 4,527 40.86 0.09%
1967 4,523 41.15 0.96%
1966 4,480 41.44 1.64%
1965 4,407 41.72 1.65%
1964 4,335 42.01 1.67%
1963 4,263 42.30 1.58%
1962 4,196 42.60 1.49%
1961 4,134 42.89 1.36%
1960 4,078 43.18 0.00%