American Samoa People - 2023


SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

44,620 (2023 est.)

Nationality

noun: American Samoan(s) (US nationals)

adjective: American Samoan

Ethnic groups

Pacific Islander 88.7% (includes Samoan 83.2%, Tongan 2.2%, other 3.3%), Asian 5.8% (includes Filipino 3.4%, other 2.4%), mixed 4.4%, other 1.1% (2020 est.)

note: data represent population by ethnic origin or race

Languages

Samoan 87.9% (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages), English 3.3%, Tongan 2.1%, other Pacific Islander 4.1%, Asian languages 2.1%, other 0.5% (2010 est.)

note: most people are bilingual

Religions

Christian 98.3%, other <1%, unaffiliated <1% (2020 est.)

Age structure

0-14 years: 25.91% (male 5,963/female 5,600)

15-64 years: 65.89% (male 14,512/female 14,888)

65 years and over: 8.2% (2023 est.) (male 1,707/female 1,950)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 52.3

youth dependency ratio: 41.9

elderly dependency ratio: 10.4

potential support ratio: 9.6 (2021)

Median age

total: 27.2 years

male: 26.7 years

female: 27.7 years (2020 est.)

Population growth rate

-1.74% (2023 est.)

Birth rate

16.18 births/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Death rate

6.19 deaths/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Net migration rate

-27.36 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2023 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 87.2% of total population (2023)

rate of urbanization: 0.26% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

total population growth rate v. urban population growth rate, 2000-2030

Major urban areas - population

49,000 PAGO PAGO (capital) (2018)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female

total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2023 est.)

Infant mortality rate

total: 9.87 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 11.9 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 7.72 deaths/1,000 live births (2023 est.)

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 75.58 years

male: 73.1 years

female: 78.22 years (2023 est.)

Total fertility rate

2.13 children born/woman (2023 est.)

Gross reproduction rate

1.04 (2023 est.)

Contraceptive prevalence rate

N/A

Drinking water source

improved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 99.8% of population

unimproved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 0.2% of population (2020 est.)

Current health expenditure

N/A

Physicians density

N/A

Sanitation facility access

improved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 99% of population

unimproved: urban: N/A

rural: N/A

total: 1% of population (2020 est.)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

N/A

Currently married women (ages 15-49)

53.5% (2023 est.)

Education expenditures

N/A

Literacy

total population: NA

male: NA

female: NA

NOTE: The information regarding American Samoa on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of American Samoa 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about American Samoa 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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