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Samoa People

Samoa    People Top of Page
Population: 179,058 (July 2001 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years:  31.88% (male 29,009; female 28,069)

15-64 years:  62.44% (male 70,491; female 41,304)

65 years and over:  5.68% (male 4,739; female 5,446) (2001 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.23% (2001 est.)
Birth rate: 15.59 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Death rate: 6.29 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Net migration rate: -11.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth:  1.05 male(s)/female

under 15 years:  1.03 male(s)/female

15-64 years:  1.71 male(s)/female

65 years and over:  0.87 male(s)/female

total population:  1.39 male(s)/female (2001 est.)
Infant mortality rate: 31.75 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population:  69.5 years

male:  66.77 years

female:  72.37 years (2001 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.4 children born/woman (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA%
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun:  Samoan(s)

adjective:  Samoan
Ethnic groups: Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians 7% (persons of European and Polynesian blood), Europeans 0.4%
Religions: Christian 99.7% (about one-half of population associated with the London Missionary Society; includes Congregational, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Latter-Day Saints, Seventh-Day Adventist)
Languages: Samoan (Polynesian), English
Literacy: definition:  age 15 and over can read and write

total population:  97%

male:  97%

female:  97% (1971 est.)


Countryfacts Information Courtesy: CIA Worldbook

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