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Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Micronesia  
Surface area (sq km) 459  
Population (est., 000) 21  
Pop. density (per sq km) 46.0  
Capital city Melekeok  
Capital city pop. (000) 12 Refers to Koror.  
Currency U.S. Dollar (USD)  
UN membership date 15 December 1994  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 240  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 205  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 188  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 -0.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 -3.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 11479.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 10028.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 9446.3  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 10014.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 8584.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 8180.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 24.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 22.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 35.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 105 Air arrivals (Palau International Airport).  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 86 Air arrivals (Palau International Airport).  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 81 Air arrivals (Palau International Airport).  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 0 UNSD estimate. 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 0 UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 0 UNSD estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 90.4 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 70.9  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 30.4  
Exports (million US$) 2013 168.6  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (27.9), Singapore (23.8), Japan (20.9)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -4.3  
Urban population (%) 2014 86.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 19.9 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. De facto estimate.  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 10.1/6.7 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. Data refer to the latest available census. Census, de jure, complete tabulation. 2005.  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 111.9 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. De facto estimate.  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 72.1/66.3 Data compiled by the United Nations Demographic Yearbook system. 2005.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 12.2 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2010.  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.7 Data compiled by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Demography Programme. 2010.  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 32.8 Age group 15 to 44 years. 2003.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 5.6/26.7  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 1  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 7.3 UNESCO estimate. 2002.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 93.6/97.4 National estimate.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 58.2  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 3.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 0.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 177  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 87.6  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 95.0 2010.  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 100.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 224/10.9  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 153.0 UNSD estimate.  
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