Samoa

Capital: Apia                Land area: 2,934 km²                Region: Polynesia

Samoa is a country consisting of two main islands, Savai'i and Upolu, and four smaller islands. The entire island group was called "Navigator Islands" by European explorers before the 20th century because of the Samoans' seafaring skills.

Samoa
Key Reports
  • Samoa IMTS Tables
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  • Samoa 2016 Census Brief No 1
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  • Samoa 2013 2014 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) Questionnaires
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  • Samoa Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2014
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  • Maintaining Civil Registration and Vital Statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Population Pyramid

Census & Survey Collection
2020Population and Housing Census
2021Other Census and Surveys
2022Labour force survey

News & Publications

2020 Pacific Islands Population Poster

September 22, 2020
This poster provides updated population pyramids for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories, showing the age-sex profiles now and in the future. These distributions help countries to plan for service and infrastructure delivery.

2020 pocket statistical summary

September 15, 2020
Our 2020 pocket statistical summary has arrived, providing a quick overview of statistics for the people and economies of the Pacific Community’s (SPC’s) member countries.

Webinar series on utilization of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

July 27, 2020
Theme: 2020+ the era of Administrative data; looking into the role of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PACCOICOP) 2020

July 6, 2020
The Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose 2020 (PACCOICOP 2020) is a regional classification of goods and services purchased by individuals and households in the Pacific Island countries and territories.