Health Statistics: 1995 to 2014

Year Total Population Live Births Crude Birth Rate Deaths Crude Death Rate Infant Deaths IMR Fetal Deaths*
1995 Census Year 17,225 399 23.2 110 6.4 6 15.0 20
1996 17,600 355 20.2 144 8.2 8 22.5 44
1997 18,061 330 18.3 121 6.7 1 3.0 7
1998 18,494 280 15.1 125 6.8 3 10.7 9
1999 18,882 250 13.2 131 6.9 5 20.0 10
2000 Census Year 19,129 278 14.5 125 6.5 6 21.6 34
2001 19,626 300 15.3 138 7.0 5 16.7 47
2002 19,976 259 13.0 134 6.7 6 23.2 2
2003 20,304 312 15.4 136 6.7 2 6.4 2
2004 20,610 259 12.6 142 6.9 8 30.8 18
2005 Census Year 19,907 279 14.0 134 6.7 6 21.5 5
2006 21,669 259 12.0 144 7.2 2 7.7 6
2007 20,227 279 13.8 152 7.5 2 7.2 2
2008 20,389 295 14.5 170 8.4 2 6.8 1
2009 20,552 273 13.3 174 8.5 6 34.5 5
2010 20,717 247 11.9 168 8.1 3 17.9 4
2011 20,882 247 11.8 173 8.3 1 5.8 1
2012 21,050 268 12.7 164 7.8 2 12.2 3
2013 17,501 229 13.1 192 11.0 4 20.8 2
2014 17,958 241 13.4 167 9.3 3 18.0 3

Source: Bureau of Public Health, Ministry of Health & Office of Planning & Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Palau
*Data on fetal deaths during include abortions
Notes:
(1)Population for 1995, 2000 and 2005 are Census figures; population for other years are projected by the U.S. Census Bureau.
(2)Crude birth rates and crude death rates are the numbers of live births and deaths per 1000 population.
(3)Infant Mortality rate is the number of infant deaths under one year of age divided by the number of live births occurring that year, it is shown as per thousands live births.