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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Oceania-Micronesia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 459  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 22  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 46.7  
Capital city 2015 Melekeok  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 12 2014. Refers to Koror.  
Currency 2015 US Dollar (USD)  
UN membership date 2013 15 December 1994  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 234  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 185  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 180  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -0.1  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 -7.2  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 -0.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 11067.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 9049.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 9038.3  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 4.3 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 4.6 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 4.3 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 8.6 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 9.9 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 17.6 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 87.1 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 85.5 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 78.2 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 2.4 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 16 years and over. 2008.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 11.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 16 years and over. 2008.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ...  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 85.9 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Persons aged 16 years and over. 2008.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 ... Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 ... Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 4.2 Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 ... Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 ... Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 58.1/75.4 Persons aged 16 years and over.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -48  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -19  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -40 Break in the time series.  
Exports (million US$) 2015 11.4 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 165.0 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -153.6 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Japan (40.4), United States (38.6), Areas nes (12.3) 2014. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 United States (33.2), Singapore (19.7), Japan (12.2) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.8  
Urban population (%) 2015 87.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.7  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.7 2010.  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 72.1/66.3 2001 - 2005.  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 42 2005.  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 5.7/26.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 141 Air arrivals (Palau International Airport).  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 12 2010.  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 9.0  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 111.8/116.5 Estimate.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 116.9/110.5 Estimate.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 76.1/49.1 Estimate. 2013.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 3.1 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 0.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 90.6  
Threatened species 2015 177  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 87.6 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 224/10.7  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 0 Estimate.  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 152.0 Estimate.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 97.0/...  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/100.0  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 9.6  
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