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American Samoa Demographics Profile 2018

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Population51,504 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 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 agetotal: 25.5 years
male: 25.1 years
female: 26 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate-1.3% (2017 est.)
Birth rate19.6 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate5.9 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate-26.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 87.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.63% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationPAGO PAGO (capital) 48,000 (2014)
Sex ratioat 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 ratetotal: 11.3 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 13.2 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 73.4 years
male: 71.3 years
female: 75.6 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate2.68 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 accessimproved:
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.)
Major infectious diseasesnote: 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)
Nationalitynoun: American Samoan(s) (US nationals)
adjective: American Samoan
Ethnic groupsPacific 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.)
ReligionsChristian 98.3%, other 1%, unaffiliated 0.7% (2010 est.)
LanguagesSamoan 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.)
Education expendituresNA

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018