The population of Western Samoa

by United Nations. Dept. of Social Affairs. Population Division.

Publisher: United Nations in Lake Success, New York

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SeriesIts Reports on the population of the Trust Territories -- No. 1., HRAF -- 10., Reports on the population of the Trust Territories -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination4, 61 p.
Number of Pages61
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Independent State of Western Samoa Region: Oceania Population: , Language(s): Samoan (Polynesian), English Literacy Rate: 97% The Independent State of Samoa, located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, comprises nine islands that are volcanic in . This article is about the demographic features of the population of Samoa, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Samoa ranks highly for: 6th for Culture > Happy Planet Index 6th for People > Obesity > Adult obesity rate 13th for Education > College and university > Share of total education spending 13th for Education > Literacy > Total population 19th for Agriculture > Rural population 22nd for Health > Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 23th for People > Population > Population growth, past and. The current population of American Samoa is 55, as of Tuesday, December 8, , based on the latest United Nations estimates.; American Samoa population is equivalent to % of the total world population.; American Samoa ranks number in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.; The population density in American Samoa is per Km 2 ( people per mi 2).

  Samoa - Independent State of Samoa. The Independent State of Samoa is a country comprising a group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Previous names were German Samoa from to , and Western Samoa from to It was admitted to the United Nations on 15 December (UN members) as Samoa. In the past, this country is called as a Western Samoa. The location of this island is at the west part of the Samoan Islands in South Pacific Ocean. Samoa is included as an Oceania country. Here are the interesting facts about Samoa: Facts about Samoa 1: the independence. American Samoa got their independence from New Zealand in American Samoa Population In , the population of American Samoa reac people; in it is estimated to be 66, (35, 49). American Samoa’s population is concentrated on the island of Tutuila in the Western District. The Western District is home to the capital of American Samoa, Pago Pago, with a population of 4, In the population of American Samoa Urban population has increased f (%) in to 49, (%) in the current year. The population density of American Samoa has changed from in to in

The population o f American Samoa, in , wa 30, with the bulk of the population (o) living in Tutuila and the remainder in Manua and Swain's Islands. More than a third of the population (1 1,) lives i n Pago Pago which i s the main town and administrative center of American Samoa. American Samoa lost all of these eight matches. In these eight matches, American Samoa had scored only one goal while he and therefore American Samoa had conceded 91 goals. Tony Langkilde, who was the manager of American Samoa at that time, said: "Football is a . American Samoa is an island state in the South Pacific 70 km east of Samoa. The dwarf state has a total area of only km² and a total coastline of km. This area is about times the size of Washington, D.C. The island group consists of about 10 islands. American Samoa has no direct neighbours.

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The population of Western Samoa book The particular interest of the islands which form Western Samoa samoa Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more details lies in the fact that the population, of about seventy thousand, is one of the most rapidly growing populations in the world.

An attempt is here made to gather together all known statistics relating to it and to discuss. Population:(July ), average annual growth rate % Nationality: noun—Western Samoan(s); adjective—Western Samoa Ethnic divisions: Polynesians, ab Euronesians (persons of European and Polynesian blood), Europeans Religion: % Christian (about half of population associated with the London Missionary Society).

People. Population:(July ), The population of Western Samoa book rate % () Birth rate: 34 births/1, population () Death rate: 7 deaths/1, population () Net migration rate: 5 migrants/1, population () Infant mortality rate: 48 deaths/1, live births () Life expectancy at birth: 64 years male, 69 years female () Total fertility rate: children born/woman ().

the example of Western Samoa', in R. Gerard Ward (ed.), Man in the Pacific Islands (Oxford ), 2 Mortality figures in the various islands will be discussed in more detail below. s Throughout, 'Samoa' refers to Western Samoa. American Samoa is always explicitly identified.

4 Pirie, 'Population. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in In the late s, Samoa began making efforts to more closely align with Australia and New Zealand. InSamoa changed its driving orientation to the left side of the road, in line with other Commonwealth countries.

Samoa from The World Bank: Data. The Climate Change Knowledge Portal is a hub of information, data and reports about climate change around the world. In the past, between andthe country went by the name German Samoa while it was also known as Western Samoa up until With an area of about 1, square miles and a population of aboutpeople, Apia is the capital city while the Samoan tala is the currency.

On the other hand, American Samoa is a territory of the United. Population with at least some secondary education (% ages 25 and older) n.a. Population with at least some secondary education, female (% ages 25 and older) n.a. Population with at least some secondary education, male (% ages 25 and older) n.a.

Primary school dropout rate (% of primary school cohort) n.a. Primary school teachers trained to. NOTE: The information regarding Samoa on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Samoa information contained here. The Tripartite Convention (Britain, Germany, U.S.A.) allocated Tonga and Niue to Britain, while Samoa was partitioned by Germany (Western Samoa) and the U.S.A.

(American Samoa).German rule was terminated in World War I, when the islands were occupied by New Zealand forces; from to they were under New Zealand administration.

Independence was achieved under the name of Western. Population ():( th) Western Samoa changed its name to Samoa inmuch to the chagrin of nearby American Samoa. Things have been generally stable in the country since then, with a jump across the International Date Line in making business dealings with Australia and New Zealand easier going forward.

NOTE: The information regarding Western Samoa on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Western Samoa People information contained here. Western Samoa: geography, maps, flag, statistics, photos and cultural information about Western Samoa.

Urban population: 21 % Main cities: 34 people: Apia (capital) (Opolu isl.) Western Samoa - Economy. Maps & flags: CIA's World Fact Book Countries of the World - (c) Students of the World / Etudiants du Monde - www. ByWestern Samoa had a population of s Samoans and 1, Europeans.

[34] However, native Samoans greatly resented New Zealand's colonial rule, and blamed inflation and the catastrophic flu epidemic on its misrule. [35]Calling code: + Population, GDP, life expectancy, birth rate and other key metrics for American Samoa.

Chart and table of Samoa population from to United Nations projections are also included through the year The current population of Samoa in isa % increase from The population of Samoa in wasa % increase from The population of Samoa in wasa % increase from Samoa gained its independence from New Zealand in after more than a century of foreign influence and domination, but it remains a member of the Commonwealth.

The country was known as Western Samoa until Its capital and main commercial centre is Apia, on the island of Upolu. In Samoa, only % of the population aged 15 years and older are employed.

Jobs are slim all throughout the island, but especially slim in the rural areas. In rural areas, families survive on one of two options: subsistence farming or simply rely on a family overseas to send them money.

Samoa - Samoa - History: The following discussion focuses on Samoa since European contact. For additional treatment in a regional context, see Pacific Islands, history of. Polynesians traveling in outrigger canoes arrived in the Samoan archipelago about bce, as indicated by Lapita pottery shards found in Mulifanua Lagoon on Upolu.

Characteristics of the Samoan language indicate that the. Territory of American Samoa and the neighboring independent country of Samoa, formerly known as Western Samoa. The land area of (western) Samoa is approximately 15 times larger than the land area of American Samoa.

Territory of American Samoa. The. Chart and table of American Samoa population from to United Nations projections are also included through the year The current population of American Samoa in is 55, a % decline from ; The population of American Samoa ina % decline from ; The population of American Samoa ina % decline from The land was created from volcanic eruptions centuries ago.

It is tropical landscape with many mountains. There are two sections, the territory of American Samoa held by the United States and the independent Western Samoa. American Samoa is smaller in population with ab people. In Western Samoa there are aboutinhabitants.

Samoa is a Polynesian island country in the Pacific Ocean consisting of two large and four small islands. It hosts a population of aroundinhabitants.

The most popular religion in Samoa is Christianity. Religious Composition Of Samoa. To the west are the islands of the Wallis and Futuna group. As of the population of American Samoa is approximat people.

Most American Samoans are bilingual and can speak English and Samoan fluently. Samoa, officially called the Independent State of Samoa, is an island nation located in is about 2, miles (3, km) south of Hawaii and its area consists of two main islands, Upolu and Sava'i.

InSamoa moved the International Date Line because it claimed it has more economic ties with Australia and New Zealand (both of which are on the other side of the dateline).

Inthe Samoan population was about(American Samoa: 32,; Western Samoa: ,). In the middle of the nineteenth century, the aboriginal population of Western Samoa was estimated at 35,; the aboriginal population of Tutuila was estimated at 3, in • Western Samoa Act 1 January • Admitted to the United Nations.

15 December Area • Total. 2, km 2 (1, sq mi) • Water (%) Population • October census. •. Samoa Urban Population Currently, % of the population of Samoa is urban (35, people in ) Population Density. The population density in Samoa is 70 people per Km 2 ( people per mi 2), calculated on a total land area of 2, Km2 (1, sq.

miles). See also. Samoa shares maritime borders with American Samoa (United States), New Zealand, Tonga, and Wallis and Futuna. Samoa has 2 official languages: Samoan and Samoan. As of 1 Januarythe population of Samoa was estimated to bepeople. Western Samoa consists of nine islands.

Savai`i and Upolu are the larger islands, and there are a few smaller islands. American Samoa is smaller. Tutuila and the Manu`a Islands are part of the seven islands. Inthe population of Western Samoa was aboutand in American Samoa. Samoa, formerly Western Samoa, is in the South Pacific Ocean about 2, mi (3, km) south of Hawaii.

The larger islands in the Samoan chain, Upolu and Savai'i, are mountainous and of volcanic origin. There is little level land except in the coastal areas, where most cultivation takes place.

Government. Constitutional monarchy under a native. The Independent State of Samoa, known as Western Samoa untilis made up of nine volcanic islands, two of which - Savai'i and Upolu - make up more than 99% of the land.

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