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Samoa:
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Population
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217,083
note: prior estimates used official net migration data by sex, but a highly unusual pattern for 1993 lead to a significant imbalance in the sex ratios (more men and fewer women) and a seeming reduction in the female population; the revised total was calculated using a 1993 number that was an average of the 1992 and 1994 migration figures (July 2008 est.)
Population density
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74 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 37.9% (male 41,834/female 40,343)
15-64 years: 56.5% (male 64,402/female 58,257)
65 years and over: 5.6% (male 5,481/female 6,766) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 20.6 years
male: 20.8 years
female: 20.4 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
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1.322% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
28.2 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.84 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-9.14 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.11 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
total population: 1.06 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 25.04 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 29.56 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.29 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 71.58 years
male: 68.76 years
female: 74.55 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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4.18 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Nationality
Definition
noun: Samoan(s)
adjective: Samoan
Ethnic groups
Definition
Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians (persons of European and Polynesian blood) 7% (persons of European and Polynesian blood), Europeans 0.4% (2001 census)
Religions
Definition
Congregationalist 34.8%, Roman Catholic 19.6%, Methodist 15%, Latter-Day Saints 12.7%, Assembly of God 6.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.5%, Worship Centre 1.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.9%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)
Languages
Definition
Samoan (Polynesian), English
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99.7%
male: 99.6%
female: 99.7% (2003 est.)


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