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Samoa
(2,625 words)

Malo Sa’oloto Tuto’atasi o Samoa (The Independent State of Samoa)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

200,000

Area

2,800 sq. km (1,100 sq. mi)

Population density

71/sq. km (180/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.65% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

36%

Urban dwellers

18% (-0.03% p.a.)

Capital city

Apia 39,800

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

88% Samoan, 11% English

Peoples

88% Samoan; 10% Eurones…

Cite this page
“Samoa”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02WSM>
First published online: 2020



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