Samoa Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Samoa › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Tala, WST
Year of data: 2015 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed: 26
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2019
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Population: 196,628 ; note: prior estimates used official net migration data by sex, but a highly unusual pattern for 1993 lead to a significant imbalance in the sex ratios (more men and fewer women) and a seeming reduction in the female population; the revised total was calculated using a 1993 number that was an average of the 1992 and 1994 migration figures (July 2014 est.)
Area: total: 2,831 sq km ; land: 2,821 sq km ; water: 10 sq km
Natural Resources: hardwood forests, fish, hydropower
Capital: name: Apia ; geographic coordinates: 13 49 S, 171 46 W ; time difference: UTC+13 (18 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) ; +1hr, begins last Sunday in September; ends first Sunday in April

The economy of Samoa has traditionally been dependent on development aid, family remittances from overseas, agriculture, and fishing. The country is vulnerable to devastating storms. Agriculture employs roughly two-thirds of the labor force and furnishes 90% of exports, featuring coconut cream, coconut oil, and copra. The manufacturing sector mainly processes agricultural products. One factory in the Foreign Trade Zone employs 3,000 people to make automobile electrical harnesses for an assembly plant in Australia. Tourism is an expanding sector accounting for 25% of GDP; 122,000 tourists visited the islands in 2007. In late September 2009, an earthquake and the resulting tsunami severely damaged Samoa, and nearby American Samoa, disrupting transportation and power generation, and resulting in about 200 deaths. In December 2012, extensive flooding and wind damage from Tropical Cyclone Evan killed four people, displaced over 6,000, and damaged or destroyed an estimated 1,500 homes in Samoa's Upolu island. The Samoan Government has called for deregulation of the financial sector, encouragement of investment, and continued fiscal discipline, while at the same time protecting the environment. Observers point to the flexibility of the labor market as a basic strength for future economic advances. Foreign reserves are in a relatively healthy state, the external debt is stable, and inflation is low.
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Economic Indicators for Samoa 2015

GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 1.719 Billion.

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is 1.681 %.

GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 1.946 Billion.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Samoa in year 2015 is US$ 0.838 Billion.

GDP Deflator for Samoa in year 2015 is 113.198 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).

GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 8,893.08 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 10,066.84 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Samoa in year 2015 is US$ 4,334.22 .

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Samoa in year 2015 is US$ 1 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Samoa in year 2015 is US$ 5,174.14 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Samoa in year 2015 is 0.001 %.

Implied PPP Conversion Rate for Samoa in year 2015 is 1.946 .

Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Samoa in year 2015 is 109.117 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Samoa in year 2015 is 0.917 %.

Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Samoa in year 2015 is 108.4 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Samoa in year 2015 is 0.37 %.

Population for Samoa in year 2015 is 0.193 Million .

General government revenue (National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 0.699 Billions.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is 35.906 %.

General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 0.763 Billions.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is 39.223 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Samoa in year 2015 is WST -0.065 Billions.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is -3.317 %.

Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Samoa in year 2015 is WST 1.946 Billions.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Samoa in year 2015 is US$ -0.033 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is -3.98 %.

* Source: IMF
Aggregate Indicators for Samoa
Indicators
  Geography (Location, geographic coordinates, map references, area, terrain, elevation extremes, borders, coastline and maritime claims) for Samoa
  Climate and Environment (climate, environmental issues, environmental agreements, natural hazards) for Samoa
  Natural Resources, Agricultural Products, Land Use and Water Use for Samoa
  Nationality, Ethnic Groups, Languages and Religions for Samoa
  Telephone Statistics: Number of Fixed Lines, Mobile Phone Penetration Rate for Samoa
  Age Structure, Median Age, Gender and Urbanization for Samoa
  Population Growth Rate, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Net Migration Rate for Samoa
  Life Expectancy Rate, Infant Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate for Samoa
  HIV, AIDS and Other Major Infectious Disease Rates for Samoa
  Literacy Rate, Educational Expenditure and School Life Expectancy for Samoa
  Gross Domestic Product (PPP, Official Exchange Rate, Real Growth Rate and Per Capita) for Samoa
  Industries and Industrial Growth Production Rate for Samoa
  Labor Force by Occupation for Samoa
  Poverty Line, Gini Index, Household Income and Consumption for Samoa
  National Budget and Public Debt for Samoa
  Bank Rates (Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate, Central Bank Discount Rate) for Samoa
  Stock of Money, Stock of Quasi Money, Stock of Domestic Credit for Samoa
  Stock Market Capitalization: Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares for Samoa
  Trade Statistics, Export Statistics, Export Partners and Products, Import Statistics, Import Partners and Products for Samoa
  Foreign Exchange Reserves and Gold Reserves for Samoa
  FDI Statistics (Foreign Direct Investment at Home/ Inbound FDI, Foreign Direct Investment Abroad/ Outbound FDI) for Samoa
  Exchange Rate Statistics for Samoa
  Electricity Production, Electricity Consumption, Electricity Exports and Electricity Imports for Samoa
  Oil Production, Proven Oil Reserves, Oil Consumption, Oil Exports and Oil Imports for Samoa
  Natural Gas Production, Proven Natural Gas Reserves, Natural Gas Consumption, Natural Gas Exports and Natural Gas Imports for Samoa
  Television and Radio Statistics (TV Stats, Radio Stats) for Samoa
  Internet Statistics (Internet Users, Internet Hosts, Country TLD) for Samoa
  Airport Statistics (Paved Runway Airports, Unpaved Runway Airports, Heliports) for Samoa
  Transport Statistics (Railways, Roadways, Waterways, Ports and Terminals, Airports, Merchant Marine) for Samoa
  Military Statistics (Military Expenditure, Military Branches, Service Age and Obligation, Manpower Available and Fit for Military Service) for Samoa
  Disputes, Refugees, Human Trafficking and Illicit Drug Production for Samoa
* Source: CIA
Internet Indicators for Samoa
Indicators
  Number of Internet Users for Samoa
  Internet Penetration Rate for Samoa
  Number of Facebook Accounts for Samoa
  Facebook Penetration Rate for Samoa
* Source: IWS
Economic Freedom Indicators for Samoa
Indicators
  Economic Freedom World Rank for Samoa
  Government Spending for Samoa
  Monetary Freedom for Samoa
  Investment Freedom for Samoa
  Financial Freedom for Samoa
  Property Rights for Samoa
  Economic Freedom Regional Ranking for Samoa
  Freedom from Corruption for Samoa
  Labor Freedom for Samoa
  Tariff Rate for Samoa
  Income Tax Rate for Samoa
  Corporate Tax Rate for Samoa
  Tax Burden % of GDP for Samoa
  Government Expenditure % of GDP for Samoa
  Business Freedom for Samoa
  Trade Freedom for Samoa
  Fiscal Freedom for Samoa
  2016 Score for Samoa
* Source: HFO
Samoa Economic Indicators in other Years
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2021 (Forecast)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2020 (Forecast)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2019 (Forecast)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2018 (Forecast)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2017 (Forecast)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2016 (Forecast)
Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2015 (Current)
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2014
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2013
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2012
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 2011
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  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 1982
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 1981
  Samoa Economic Indicators for Year 1980


Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International