Palau

Palau - Country Statistics

  • Land area*: 459 squared km

  • Population* (2021): 21,613 

  • Population Growth* (2021): 0.38%

  • Visitors: 

  • Marine area (EEZ)**: 604,253 squared km

  • Population density*** (2018): 38.9 persons/ squared km

  • Urban population* (2020): 81%

  • GDP*** (2019): USD $ 268,354,919 million 

* CIA World Factbook

** Sea Around Us

*** World Bank

Research student: Ms Katelyn Hari (James Cook University)
In-country partners: Dr Vanessa Jaiteh
Checklist of Palau sharks and rays

Current number of shark species

Current number of ray species

Current number of chimaera species

Palau shark and ray photos