American Samoa - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in American Samoa was 48,453 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52,270 in 2004 and a minimum value of 13,251 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 13,251
1961 13,652
1962 14,163
1963 14,769
1964 15,416
1965 16,072
1966 16,721
1967 17,371
1968 18,009
1969 18,624
1970 19,209
1971 19,760
1972 20,281
1973 20,767
1974 21,222
1975 21,657
1976 22,055
1977 22,440
1978 22,859
1979 23,397
1980 24,125
1981 25,134
1982 26,312
1983 27,637
1984 29,059
1985 30,515
1986 32,019
1987 33,552
1988 35,087
1989 36,594
1990 38,076
1991 39,612
1992 41,058
1993 42,429
1994 43,766
1995 45,086
1996 46,402
1997 47,673
1998 48,895
1999 50,032
2000 50,956
2001 51,480
2002 51,915
2003 52,199
2004 52,270
2005 52,083
2006 51,612
2007 50,897
2008 50,072
2009 49,309
2010 48,735
2011 48,405
2012 48,278
2013 48,302
2014 48,377
2015 48,429
2016 48,453

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in American Samoa was 87.15 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 88.59 in 2000, while its lowest value was 66.21 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 66.21
1961 66.64
1962 67.07
1963 67.49
1964 67.92
1965 68.33
1966 68.75
1967 69.16
1968 69.57
1969 69.98
1970 70.38
1971 70.78
1972 71.18
1973 71.58
1974 71.97
1975 72.35
1976 72.74
1977 73.12
1978 73.50
1979 73.87
1980 74.33
1981 75.04
1982 75.74
1983 76.43
1984 77.10
1985 77.76
1986 78.41
1987 79.04
1988 79.66
1989 80.26
1990 80.95
1991 81.89
1992 82.79
1993 83.65
1994 84.49
1995 85.28
1996 86.04
1997 86.77
1998 87.47
1999 88.13
2000 88.59
2001 88.49
2002 88.39
2003 88.30
2004 88.20
2005 88.10
2006 88.00
2007 87.90
2008 87.80
2009 87.70
2010 87.59
2011 87.50
2012 87.41
2013 87.33
2014 87.26
2015 87.20
2016 87.15

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization