Utility Statistics includes both electricity consumption and internal and external communication transactions. Electricity statistics are compiled by the Palau Public Utility Corporation and Communications transactions are compiled by Palau National Communications Corporation.

Consumption of Electricity by Type of Customers, (KwH ‘000), 2012-2016

Type of Customer 20122013201420152016
Residential 18,629 19,147 18,970 20,263 22,791
Commercial 24,950 24,017 25,841 26,235 27,297
Government 3,445 3,666 4,252 3,392 3,498
ROP/Comp Units 16,793 18,252 17,712 17,033 17,343
Total 63,817 65,082 66,775 66,923 70,929

Source: Palau Public Utilities Corporation

Five Year Growth Trend, 2012-2016

Year End December 3120122013201420152016
GSM Mobile 17,151 17,945 19,114 23,743 25,770
     Postpaid 1,405 1,509 1,733 2,245 2,523
     Prepaid 15,746 16,436 17,381 21,498 23,247
Fixed Line (Telephone) 7,299 7,263 7,149 7,204 7,048
     Business/ Government 3,162 3,166 3,108 3,298 3,110
     Residential 4,137 4,097 4,041 3,906 3,938
PalauNet (Internet) 1,702 1,805 1,974 2,004 2,349
     Dialup 781 726 649 579 759
     DSL 236 240 275 286 293
     Web Package 4 3 3 1 1
     Domestic Leased Line/ VLAN 52 54 62 60 63
     Intl Private Line - - - - -
     Wi-Fi Hotspots 93 116 150 140 157
     HomeNet 536 666 835 938 1,076
Digital TV 3,624 3,751 3,763 3,827 4,129
     Single Dwelling 2,818 2,940 2,956 3,081 3,240
     Multi Units 806 811 807 746 889

Source: Palau National Communications Corporation Audit Report