American Samoa



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American Samoa People 2008


Population: 64,827 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 34.4% (male 11,337/female 10,946) 15-64 years: 61.8% (male 20,335/female 19,728) 65 years and over: 3.8% (male 1,161/female 1,320) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 22.8 years male: 22.7 years female: 23 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.236% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 23.66 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 4.13 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: -7.17 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 10.46 deaths/1,000 live births male: 13.69 deaths/1,000 live births female: 7.03 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 73.47 years male: 70.55 years female: 76.56 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.35 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: American Samoan(s) (US nationals) adjective: American Samoan
Ethnic groups: native Pacific islander 91.6%, Asian 2.8%, white 1.1%, mixed 4.2%, other 0.3% (2000 census)
Religions: Christian Congregationalist 50%, Roman Catholic 20%, Protestant and other 30%
Languages: Samoan 90.6% (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages), English 2.9%, 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 expenditures: NA

NOTE: The information regarding American Samoa on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of American Samoa People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about American Samoa People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.