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Demographics of Samoa

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.

Contents

  • Fertility and Births 1
  • CIA World Factbook demographic statistics 2
    • Total population 2.1
    • Age structure 2.2
      • Median age 2.2.1
    • Population growth rate 2.3
    • Birth rate 2.4
    • Death rate 2.5
    • Net migration rate 2.6
    • Sex ratio 2.7
    • Infant mortality rate 2.8
    • Total: 26.85 deaths/1,000 live births 2.9
    • Life expectancy at birth 2.10
    • Total population: 71 years 2.11
    • Total fertility rate 2.12
    • HIV/AIDS 2.13
    • Nationality 2.14
    • Ethnic groups 2.15
    • Religions 2.16
    • Language and literacy 2.17
      • Languages 2.17.1
      • Literacy 2.17.2
  • References 3

Fertility and Births

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

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

Total population

  • 176,908 (July 2006 est.)

Age structure

  • 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

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

Population growth rate

  • Total: -0.20% (2006 est.)

Birth rate

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

Death rate

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

Net migration rate

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

Sex ratio

  • 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

  • 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

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

Life expectancy at birth

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

Total population: 71 years

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

Total fertility rate

2.94 children born/woman (2006 est.)

HIV/AIDS

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

Nationality

Ethnic groups

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

Religions

Language and literacy

Languages

Literacy

Definition: age 15 and over who can read and write

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

References

  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.
  • CIA (September 2004). "CIA – The World Factbook – Samoa". 
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