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Samoa

Area of Samoa 2,841.2 km²
Population 155,810
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +29.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +13.9%
Timezone Apia Standard Time

Samoa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 119,943 128,124 136,761 155,810
Population Density 42.2 / km² 45.1 / km² 48.1 / km² 54.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Samoa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 3,468 n/a n/a
1600 5,202 4.1% 173
1700 7,803 4.1% 260
1800 12,640 4.9% 483
1900 26,548 7.7% 1,390
1910 19,551 -26.4% -6,997
1920 26,159 33.8% 6,608
1930 35,427 35.4% 9,268
1940 48,550 37% 13,123
1950 67,282 38.6% 18,732
1960 89,517 33% 22,235
1970 115,212 28.7% 25,695
1990 128,124 5.5% 6,456
2000 136,761 6.7% 8,637
2020 157,314 7.3% 10,276
2030 157,048 -0.2% -266
2040 152,265 -3% -4,783
2050 143,658 -5.7% -8,607
2060 132,902 -7.5% -10,756
2070 124,473 -6.3% -8,429
2080 118,629 -4.7% -5,844
2090 114,648 -3.4% -3,981
2100 112,343 -2% -2,305
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone Medium (5)
Volcano Medium (3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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