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Samoa
Summary statistics
Region Oceania-Polynesia  
Currency Tala (WST)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 2842  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 184  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 64.7  
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$) 2011 667  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 596  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 435  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 1.4  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 1.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 3629.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3255.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2415.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 3440.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 3164.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2274.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 9.0 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 9.0 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 10.4 Refers to gross public capital formation.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 2.36 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$) 2011 -78  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -67  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -47  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 184 Excludes rent.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 174 Excludes rent.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 133 Excludes rent.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 104  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 104  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 109  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 102  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 42.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 42.9  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 43.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 77.8  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 78.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 79.2  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 121  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 122  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 102  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 5 2009. UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 110.7  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 24.1  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 ...  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 7.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 3.4  
Exports (million US$) 2011 54.4  
Imports (million US$) 2011 345.9  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -291.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Australia (61.0), New Zealand (18.9), American Samoa (6.4)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 New Zealand (27.9), Singapore (21.2), United States (11.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population (%) 2012 19.6  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 36.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 8.6/6.6  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 106.8  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 76.0/69.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 19.9  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 28.7  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 9.0/5.0  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 5.4  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 97.1/89.3  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 44.4 UNESCO estimate. 2001.  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 </1.8 Estimates based, for the most part, on cause of death modelling and death registration data from other countries in the region.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 4.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 79  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 60.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 161/0.9  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 326.0 UNSD estimate.  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2965  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 23.5/30.2  
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