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Samoa Is Founded On God.

 

General


Population: 193,161 (2011)
Land Area: 2,944 sq km
Natural Resources: Hardwood forests, fish, hydro power
Capital: Apia
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Tufuga Efi (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: 72.4 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 550 million (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 1.002 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 5,200 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: -2% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 11.6%, Industry 13.1%, Services 75.3% (2004)
Labour Force By Occupation: NA
Industries: Food processing, building materials, auto parts
Agriculture Products: Coconuts, bananas, taro, yams, coffee, cocoa
Human Development Index: 0.688 (99th)
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.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Samoa
Wikipedia: Samoa

Updated on: December 28, 2011