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Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Polynesia  
Currency Tala (WST)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 2842  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 189  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 66.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Apia (37)  
United Nations membership date 15 December 1976  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 681  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 597  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 434  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 0.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 3607.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3209.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2413.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 3436.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 3120.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2272.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 9.1 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 9.0 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 10.4 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 2.28 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$) 2012 -35  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -43  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -47  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 188 Excludes rent. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 174 Excludes rent.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 133 Excludes rent.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 106  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 106  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 23.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 24.1  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 28.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 58.4  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 60.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 69.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 126  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 122  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 102  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 5 UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 4  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 ...  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 13.3  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 12.9 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 7.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 3.4  
Exports (million US$) 2012 76.1  
Imports (million US$) 2012 345.5  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -269.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Australia (50.7), Areas nes (23.1), New Zealand (9.7) See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 New Zealand (24.2), Singapore (23.2), United States (12.5)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population (%) 2013 19.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 37.8  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 8.5/6.6  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 106.4  
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, %) 2006-2012 28.7  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 5.6/3.0  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.8  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 97.6/93.0  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 44.3 2000.  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 </1.8 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 4.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 90  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 60.4  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 161/0.9  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 324.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2965 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.5/30.2 Based on monthly averages for the period 1971-2000.  
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