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Samoa - People (Facts)
Population: 214,265
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 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 38.1% (male 41,551/female 40,085)
15-64 years: 56.3% (male 63,320/female 57,277)
65 years and over: 5.6% (male 5,416/female 6,616) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.291% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 28.28 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 5.88 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: -9.49 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.037 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.106 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.819 male(s)/female
total population: 1.061 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 25.89 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 30.54 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 21 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 71.3 years
male: 68.49 years
female: 74.26 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 4.21 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: Samoan(s)
adjective: Samoan
Ethnic groups: Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians 7% (persons of European and Polynesian blood), Europeans 0.4%
Religions: 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: Samoan (Polynesian), English
Literacy: 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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