Samoa Economy

By: EconomyWatch   Date: 29 June 2010

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Samoa is a lower middle-income economy comes under the East Asia and the Pacific region as to the classification made by the World Bank on the basis of income and region for the year 2006.

The country has a total surface area of 2,840.0 square kilometers as in the year 2004, with a forest area of 1,710.0 square kilometers.

Samoa Economy - Demography and Social Indicators

The total population of the country has reached at 183.7 thousands as in the year 2004, with an annual percentage growth rate of 0.8.

The following diagram shows the annual percentage growth rate of population of the country over various years:

Population Growth(Annual %)

The life expectancy years in the country as in 2004 was at 70.3. The infant mortality rate, per 1,000 life births has reached at 24.8.

Key Economic Indicators and Samoa Economy

The Gross National Income of the country in terms of current US $ in 2004 has reached at 329.5 millions with a percapita GNI of 1,790.0 in current US $.

The following diagram shows the annual percentage growth rate of Gross Domestic product over years.

GDP Growth (Annual %)

 

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