This map is an approximation of actual country borders.
The estimated multi-ethnic population of Palau was 20 550 in 2009, with an estimated annual population growth rate of 0.99%. The population consists of 69.9% Palauans (who are a conglomeration of Micronesians with Malayan and Melanesian admixtures), 15.3% Filipinos, 4.9% Chinese, 2.4% other Asian, 1.9% Causacian, 1.4% Carolinian and 4.2% other or unspecified groups (2000 estimate). The 2006 estimate indicated a population density of 46 persons per square kilometre. In 2007, approximately 77% of the Palauan population were living in Koror City.
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