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American Samoa

Area of American Samoa 199.6 km²
Population 50,747
Male Population 25,754 (50.7%)
Female Population 24,993 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +74.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -2.4%
Median Age 22.6 years old
Male Median Age 22 years old
Female Median Age 23.3 years old
Timezone Samoa Standard Time
American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa. Source: Wikipedia

COVID-19 Data for American Samoa

Last Updated: March 7, 2021
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American Samoa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 29,066 42,362 51,972 50,747
Population Density 145.6 / km² 212.3 / km² 260.4 / km² 254.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

American Samoa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 3,125 2,919 6,044
5-9 3,171 2,802 5,973
10-14 2,933 2,792 5,725
15-19 2,933 2,819 5,752
20-24 1,779 1,775 3,554
25-29 1,530 1,516 3,046
30-34 1,580 1,629 3,209
35-39 1,684 1,613 3,298
40-44 1,648 1,648 3,296
45-49 1,538 1,567 3,105
50-54 1,224 1,232 2,457
55-59 925 952 1,878
60-64 691 665 1,357
65-69 452 415 868
70-74 292 304 597
75-79 143 162 306
80-84 68 121 189
85 Plus 37 62 100
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

American Samoa Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1700 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1700 1,301 n/a n/a
1800 2,476 6.6% 117
1900 6,060 9.4% 358
1910 6,878 13.5% 818
1920 8,325 21% 1,447
1930 10,074 21% 1,749
1940 12,187 21% 2,113
1950 18,022 47.9% 5,835
1960 19,273 6.9% 1,251
1970 26,467 37.3% 7,194
1990 42,362 26.5% 7,947
2000 51,972 22.7% 9,610
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

American Samoa Annual Weather Averages

March Historical Weather Data (1955 to 2020)

Average Temp
27.6°C
81.8°F
Average High
31.0°C
87.8°F
Average Low
24.3°C
75.8°F
   Record High Temperature
35.0°C
95.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
11.7°C
53.1°F
   Average Precipitation
354.5 mm
14.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
21.1 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
   Average Wind Speed
3.8 m/s
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.

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