Samoa Population (LIVE)

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Samoa Population (1950 - 2018)
Yearly Population Growth Rate (%)
  • The current population of Samoa is 196,817 as of Thursday, October 19, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
  • Samoa population is equivalent to 0% of the total world population.
  • Samoa ranks number 188 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Samoa is 69 per Km2 (180 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 2,830 Km2 (1,093 sq. miles)
  • 18.8 % of the population is urban (36,871 people in 2017)
  • The median age in Samoa is 21.4 years.

Population of Samoa (2018 and historical)

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationSamoa
Global Rank
2018 197,695 0.64 % 1,255 -2,500 21.4 4.11 70 18.7 % 36,888 0.00 % 7,632,819,325 188
2017 196,440 0.67 % 1,315 -2,500 21.4 4.11 69 18.8 % 36,871 0.00 % 7,550,262,101 188
2016 195,125 0.70 % 1,366 -2,500 21.4 4.11 69 18.9 % 36,877 0.00 % 7,466,964,280 188
2015 193,759 0.80 % 1,511 -2,538 21.2 4.16 68 19.0 % 36,903 0.00 % 7,383,008,820 188
2010 186,205 0.69 % 1,255 -3,074 20.8 4.47 66 20.1 % 37,351 0.00 % 6,958,169,159 187
2005 179,929 0.60 % 1,064 -3,145 20.3 4.44 64 21.2 % 38,177 0.00 % 6,542,159,383 186
2000 174,610 0.52 % 891-3,460 19.5 4.62 62 22.0 % 38,375 0.00 % 6,145,006,989 185
1995 170,157 0.88 % 1,458 -2,745 19.1 4.92 60 21.5 % 36,628 0.00 % 5,751,474,416 184
1990 162,866 0.35 % 567 -3,731 18.7 5.35 58 21.2 % 34,527 0.00 % 5,330,943,460 184
1985 160,031 0.57 % 895 -3,486 17.6 5.91 57 21.2 % 33,926 0.00 % 4,873,781,796 183
1980 155,557 0.54 % 834 -3,513 16.4 6.49 55 21.2 % 32,936 0.00 % 4,458,411,534 180
1975 151,387 1.12 % 1,642 -2,662 15.0 7.00 53 21.0 % 31,778 0.00 % 4,079,087,198 179
1970 143,176 2.42 % 3,222 -1,009 14.7 7.35 51 20.4 % 29,140 0.00 % 3,700,577,650 178
1965 127,068 3.18 % 3,684 -553 15.6 7.63 45 19.3 % 24,526 0.00 % 3,339,592,688 176
1960 108,646 2.89 % 2,888 -473 15.2 7.63 38 18.9 % 20,562 0.00 % 3,033,212,527 177
1955 94,208 2.79 % 2,422 -553 15.6 7.63 33 17.4 % 16,398 0.00 % 2,772,242,535 176
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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Samoa Population Forecast

YearPopulationYearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net)Median AgeFertility RateDensity (P/Km²)Urban
Pop %
Urban PopulationCountry's Share of
World Pop
World PopulationSamoa
Global Rank
2020 200,117 0.65 % 1,272 -2,500 22.0 3.90 71 18.5 % 37,006 0.00 % 7,795,482,309 188
2025 206,018 0.58 % 1,180 -2,500 23.0 3.67 73 18.4 % 37,866 0.00 % 8,185,613,757 188
2030 212,095 0.58 % 1,215 -2,500 24.1 3.47 75 18.7 % 39,651 0.00 % 8,551,198,644 188
2035 221,098 0.83 % 1,801 -2,000 25.4 3.29 78 19.4 % 43,001 0.00 % 8,892,701,940 188
2040 229,926 0.79 % 1,766 -2,000 26.5 3.13 81 20.6 % 47,410 0.00 % 9,210,337,004 188
2045 237,530 0.65 % 1,521 -2,000 27.5 2.99 84 21.9 % 52,010 0.00 % 9,504,209,572 188
2050 243,371 0.49 % 1,168 -2,000 28.6 2.86 86 23.2 % 56,550 0.00 % 9,771,822,753 188
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
Elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).

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Notes

The Samoa Population (Live) counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Samoa delivered by Worldometers' RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division.

The Population of Samoa (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017.

The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots the annual percentage changes in population registered on July 1 of each year, from 1951 to 2017. This value can differ from the Yearly % Change shown in the historical table, which shows the last year equivalent percentage change assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period.

Definitions

Year: as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Population: Overall total population (both sexes and all ages) in the country as of July 1 of the year indicated, as estimated by the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision. For forecasted years, the U.N. medium-fertility variant is used.


Yearly % Change: For 2017: percentage change in total population over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: latest year annual percentage change equivalent assuming homogeneous change in the preceding five year period, calculated through reverse compounding.

Yearly Change: For 2017: absolute change in total population (increase or decrease in number of people) over the last year (from July 1, 2016 to June 30 2017). For all other years: average annual numerical change over the preceding five year period.

Migrants (net): The average annual number of immigrants minus the number of emigrants over the preceding five year period (running from July 1 to June 30 of the initial and final years), or subsequent five year period (for 2016 data). A negative number means that there are more emigrants than immigrants.

Median Age: age that divides the population into two numerically equal groups: half of the people are older than the median age indicated and half are younger. This parameter provides an indication of age distribution.

Fertility Rate: (Total Fertility Rate, or TFR), it is expressed as children per woman. It is calculated as the average number of children an average woman will have during her reproductive period (15 to 49 years old) based on the current fertility rates of every age group in the country, and assuming she is not subject to mortality.

Density (P/Km²): (Population Density) Population per square Kilometer (Km²).

Urban Pop % : Urban population as a percentage of total population.

Urban Population: Population living in areas classified as urban according to the criteria used by each country.

Country's Share of World Pop: Total population in the country as a percentage of total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

World Population: Total World Population as of July 1 of the year indicated.

Global Rank: Position held by Samoa in the list of all countries worldwide ranked by population (from the highest population to the lowest population) as of July 1 of the year indicated.


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