Population of American Samoa 2017

Population

Current population of American Samoa is 51,504 people (July 2017 est.).

Nationality

noun: American Samoan(s) (US nationals)
adjective: American Samoan

Ethnic Groups

Pacific Islander 92.6% (includes Samoan 88.9%, Tongan 2.9%, other .8%), Asian 3.6% (includes Filipino 2.2%, other 1.4%), mixed 2.7%, other 1.2% (2010 est.)

Languages

Samoan 88.6% (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages), English 3.9%, Tongan 2.7%, other Pacific islander 3%, other 1.8%

note: most people are bilingual (2010 est.)

Religions

Christian 98.3%, other 1%, unaffiliated 0.7% (2010 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 30.28% (male 8,017/female 7,580)
15-24 years: 18.79% (male 4,846/female 4,831)
25-54 years: 36.38% (male 9,274/female 9,463)
55-64 years: 8.58% (male 2,186/female 2,232)
65 years and over: 5.97% (male 1,452/female 1,623) (2017 est.)

Median Age

total: 29.4 years
male: 29.9 years
female: 28.8 years (2016 est.)

Population Growth Rate

-1.3% (2017 est.)

Birth Rate

19.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Death Rate

5.9 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Net Migration Rate

-26.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)

Urbanization

urban population: 87.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.63% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)

Major Urban Areas – Population:

PAGO PAGO (capital) 48,000 (2014)

Sex Ratio

at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.96 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

total: 8.5 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 10.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 6 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

total population: 75.4 years
male: 72.4 years
female: 78.5 years (2016 est.)

Total Fertility Rate

2.68 children born/woman (2017 est.)

Drinking Water Source

improved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population

unimproved
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)

Sanitation Facility Access

improved:
urban: 62.5% of population
rural: 62.5% of population
total: 62.5% of population

unimproved
urban: 37.5% of population
rural: 37.5% of population
total: 37.5% of population (2015 est.)

HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate

NA

HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS

NA

HIV/AIDS – Deaths

NA

Major Infectious Disease

note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)

Education Expenditures

NA