American Samoa

Capital: Pago Pago                Land area: 199 km²                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

New Goods Classification System in Effect

January 21, 2022
The Pacific Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (PACHS) 2022 is now in effect as of January 1, 2022.

IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021

December 15, 2021
The IMTS Pacific Compilation Guide 2021 has been compiled to assist National Statistics Offices (NSOs) in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to collect, compile, analyse and report statistics on international trade in goods using a standard methodology.

Imports of rice and wheat flour in selected PICTs

December 7, 2021
Rice and wheat flour are important food items imported by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs).

Meet David Abbott, Manager - Data Analysis and Dissemination at SPC, discussing SPC’s Role in Supporting Improvements in CRVS in the Pacific

October 28, 2021
SPC provides technical assistance to Pacific Island countries and territories in developing civil registration and vital statistics systems and data.

Population Pyramid

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