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Palau

Area of Palau 459.6 km²
Population 17,365
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +69.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +10.1%
Timezone Palau Time
Palau, officially the Republic of Palau, is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. Source: Wikipedia

Palau Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 10,241 12,473 15,776 17,365
Population Density 22.3 / km² 27.1 / km² 34.3 / km² 37.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Palau Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 12,473 n/a n/a
2000 15,776 26.5% 3,303
2020 18,241 7.5% 1,232
2030 20,893 14.5% 2,652
2040 22,674 8.5% 1,781
2050 23,568 3.9% 894
2060 24,465 3.8% 897
2070 25,364 3.7% 899
2080 25,364 0% 0
2090 24,514 -3.4% -850
2100 24,514 0% 0
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Palau Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1945 to 2020)

Average Temp
27.8°C
82.1°F
Average High
31.2°C
88.2°F
Average Low
24.4°C
75.9°F
   Record High Temperature
36.7°C
98.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
12.8°C
55.0°F
   Average Precipitation
309.7 mm
12.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
21.8 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
   Average Wind Speed
2.4 m/s
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone High (7)
Drought Medium (4)
Earthquake Medium (2.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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