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Samoa Is Founded On God.

 

General


Population: 196,628 (2014), 195,476 (2013)
Land Area: 2,944 sq km
Natural Resources: Hardwood forests, fish, hydro power
Capital: Apia
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Tufuga Efi (June 20th 2007)
Head of Government: Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (1998)
Languages: Samoan, English
Currency: Tala (SAT)
Major Religions: Congregationalist 34.8%, Roman Catholic 19.6%, Methodist 15%, Latter-Day Saints 12.7%, Assembly of God 6.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.5%, Worship Centre 1.3%, Other Christian 4.5%, Other 1.9%, Unspecified 0.1%
Major Ethnicities: Samoan 92.6%, Euronesians 7%, European 0.4%
Life Expectancy: 73.21 years (2014), 72.94 years (2013)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 705 million (2013), 683 million (2012)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 1.145 billion (2013), 1.146 billion (2012)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 6,200 (2013), 6,300 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 0.1% (2013), 1.2% (2012)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 10.2%, Industry 25.9%, Services 64% (2013)
Labour Force By Occupation: NA
Industries: Food processing, building materials, auto parts
Agriculture Products: Coconuts, bananas, taro, yams, coffee, cocoa
Human Development Index: 0.694 (106th)(2014), 0.702 (96th)(2013)
Tourism Revenue: 45 million (2002)
Unemployment Rate: NA

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Army Size: NA
Budget: NA

Current Situation

 

Samoa is located in the Pacific Ocean. Samoa is surrounded by other island nations. Samoa's economy is constituted of a large agricultural sector and a growing tourism sector.

(2014) Samoa's economy slowed in 2013 and is still largely dependent on agricultural exports.

Thoughts & Comments

 

Sources

CIA World Factbook: Samoa
Wikipedia: Samoa

Updated on: December 16th, 2014