Demographics of Samoa

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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.

Fertility and Births[edit]

Total Fertility Rate (TFR) and Crude Birth Rate (CBR):[1]

Year CBR (Total) TFR (Total) CBR (Urban) TFR (Urban) CBR (Rural) TFR (Rural)
2009 28,6 4,6 28,1 4,1 28,7 4,7

CIA World Factbook demographic statistics[edit]

The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.

Total population[edit]

  • 176,908 (July 2006 est.)

Age structure[edit]

  • 0–14 years: 26.1% (male 23,492; female 22,653)
  • 15–64 years: 67.3% (male 74,202; female 44,894)
  • 65 years and over: 6.6% (male 5,299; female 6,368) (2006 est.)

Median age[edit]

  • Total: 25.2 years
    • Male: 28.1 years
    • Female: 22 years (2004 est.)

Population growth rate[edit]

  • Total: -0.20% (2006 est.)

Birth rate[edit]

16.43 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)

Death rate[edit]

6.62 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)

Net migration rate[edit]

-? migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)

Sex ratio[edit]

  • Total: 1.39 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
    • At birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    • Under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
    • 15–64 years: 1.65 male(s)/female
    • 65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female

Infant mortality rate[edit]

  • Infant mortality rate: total: 22.74 deaths/1,000 live births
    • Male: 26.88 deaths/1,000 live births
    • Female: 18.39 deaths/1,000 live births (2011 est.)

Total: 26.85 deaths/1,000 live births[edit]

  • Male: 31.7 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Female: 21.76 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

Life expectancy at birth[edit]

  • Life expectancy at birth: total population: 72.4 years
    • Male: 69.55 years
    • Female: 75.39 years (2011 est.)

Total population: 71 years[edit]

  • Male: 68.2 years
  • Female: 73.94 years (2006 est.)

Total fertility rate[edit]

2.94 children born/woman (2006 est.)

HIV/AIDS[edit]

  • Adult prevalence rate: NA
    • People living with HIV/AIDS: 12
    • HIV/AIDS deaths: 3

Nationality[edit]

Ethnic groups[edit]

  • Samoans: 92.6%
  • Euronesians: 7% (people of European and Polynesian descent)
  • Europeans: 0.4%

There is a significant Chinese population in Samoa, counted as ethnic Samoans in the government census (from which the above tallies are drawn).

Religions[edit]

Main article: Religion in Samoa

Language and literacy[edit]

Languages[edit]

Literacy[edit]

Definition: age 15 and over who can read and write

  • Total population: 99.7%
    • Male: 99.6%
    • Female: 99.7% (2003 est.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/FR240/FR240.pdf
  2. ^ "Samoa Facts and Figures from Encarta – People". Encarta. Online. Microsoft. 2008. Archived from the original on 31 October 2009. Retrieved 15 June 2008.