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Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Polynesia  
Surface area (sq km) 2842  
Population (est., 000) 192  
Pop. density (per sq km) 67.8  
Capital city Apia  
Capital city pop. (000) 37  
Currency Tala (WST)  
UN membership date 15 December 1976  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 691  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 597  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 434  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 1.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 3632.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3211.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2413.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 3478.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 3122.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2272.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 9.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 9.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 10.4  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 2.34 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 2.34 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 2.76 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -46  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -43  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -47  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 189 Excluding rent.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 174 Excluding rent.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 133 Excluding rent.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 106  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 23.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 24.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 28.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 58.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 60.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 69.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 116  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 122  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 102  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 1 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 1  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 1  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 13.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 15.3 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 7.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 3.4  
Exports (million US$) 2013 62.1  
Imports (million US$) 2013 366.6  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -304.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Australia (45.4), Areas nes (24.0), American Samoa (9.0) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 New Zealand (29.9), Singapore (22.8), United States (12.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.2  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population (%) 2014 19.3  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 37.5  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 8.7/6.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 106.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 76.4/70.0  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 19.7  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.2  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 28.7  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 5.6/3.0  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 5.8  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 97.6/93.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 44.3 2000.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 3.6  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 6.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 90  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 60.4  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 0.2  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 92.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 235/1.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 23.0 UNSD estimate.  
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