American Samoa

Capital: Pago Pago                Land area: 199 kmĀ²                Region: Polynesia

American Samoa comprises five main islands and two coral atolls situated on the eastern border of the international date line. It lies southeast of Samoa (Western), west of the Cook Islands, north of Tonga and south of Tokelau.

The total land area is 199 square kilometers (76.8 sq mi). American Samoa is the southernmost territory of the United States and one of two U.S. territories south of the Equator, along with the uninhabited Jarvis Island. Tuna products are the main exports, and the main trading partner is the United States.

Census & Surveys
2024Agricultural census / survey
2025Population and Housing Census

News & Publications

Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook

December 1, 2023
SPC has published a Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook.

New Action Plan for CRVS

July 16, 2023
The improvement of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in the Pacific requires a diverse set of technical expertise that is not available in any one agency.

Civil registration and vital statistics systems in the Pacific, 2023

July 6, 2023
This compendium pulls together civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) country profiles for the Pacific Island region.

Digital Economy Report Pacific Edition 2022

June 14, 2023
Digital transformation is under way in the Pacific and presents both opportunities and challenges for the region.

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