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Demographics of American Samoa

This article is about the demographic features of the population of American Samoa, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

Population in thousands; Data of FAO, year 2005.

Contents

  • Births and deaths 1
  • CIA World Factbook demographic statistics 2
    • Population 2.1
    • Age structure 2.2
    • Median age 2.3
    • Population growth rate 2.4
    • Birth rate 2.5
    • Death rate 2.6
    • Net migration rate 2.7
    • Urbanization 2.8
    • Sex ratio 2.9
    • Infant mortality rate 2.10
    • Life expectancy at birth 2.11
    • Total fertility rate 2.12
    • Nationality 2.13
    • Ethnic groups 2.14
    • Religions 2.15
    • Languages 2.16
    • Literacy 2.17
    • Education expenditure 2.18
  • References 3

Births and deaths [1]

Year Population Live births Deaths Natural increase Crude birth rate Crude death rate Rate of natural increase TFR
2009 1 375 324 1 051 19,6 4,6 15,0
2010 55 519 1 279 247 1 032 19,0 3,7 15,3
2011 1 287 283 1 004

CIA World Factbook demographic statistics

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.[2]

Population

54,719 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 207

Age structure

0-14 years: 25.2% (male 6,809; female 7,005)
15-24 years: 20.9% (male 5,657; female 5,760)
25-54 years: 41.5% (male 11,662; female 11,028)
55-64 years: 7.7% (male 2,096; female 2,134)
65 years and over: 4.7% (male 1,189; female 1,379 ) (2013 est.)

Median age

total: 27.8 years
male: 28.3 years
female: 27.3 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate

-0.4% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 221

Birth rate

22.84 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 74

Death rate

4.62 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 199

Net migration rate

-22.17 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 222

Urbanization

urban population: 93% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2013 est.)
American Samoa's population pyramid.

Infant mortality rate

total: 9.15 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 150
male: 11.79 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6.34 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 74.68 years
country comparison to the world: 106
male: 71.73 years
female: 77.8 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate

3.04 children born/woman (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 57

Nationality

noun: American Samoan(s)
adjective: American Samoan

Ethnic groups

Pacific Islander 91.6%, Asian 2.8%, white 1.1%, mixed 4.2%, other 0.3% (2000 census)

Religions

Congregationalist 50%, Roman Catholic 20%, Protestant and other 30%

Languages

Samoan 90.6% (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages)
English 80% (closely related to German and other Indo-European languages).
Tongan 2.4%
other Pacific Islander 2.1%
other 2%
note: most people are bilingual (2000 census)

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 97%
male: 98%
female: 97% (1980 est.)

Education expenditure

n/a (no information currently available)

References

  1. ^ http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2.htm
  2. ^ CIA World Factbook - American Samoa
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