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

Improving medical certification of cause of death in the Pacific

March 9, 2023
Medical certification of cause of death (MCCD) is a key source of mortality statistics. The death certificate is a permanent record of the fact and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and the cause of death.

Pacific Statistical/Economic Briefing Dashboard, Covid-19 Economic Impacts Updates - Q2, 2022

December 6, 2022
The newly Pacific Statistical/Economic Briefing established dashboard summarises the latest available information on the leading economic indicators for the Covid-19 Economic impacts in the second quarter of 2022.

Levels and trends in imports of alcoholic drinks and interventions to control use in selected PICTs

December 1, 2022
The paper outlines the increasing efforts being made by the governments of PICTs to reduce alcohol consumption.

QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping 2022

November 14, 2022
The 2022 version of the QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping has been revamped to adapt the manual to the latest Long Term Release version of QGIS.

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