12 Aug 2016

American Samoa population tops 60,000

5:50 am on 12 August 2016

Figures released in American Samoa show that as of July 1st the population was estimated to be at 60,200.

The Statistics Division of the Department of Commerce says there were 30,600 females and 29,600 males.

The gender ratio is 97 males for every 100 females.

Fertility continued to decline as did the net out migration of the resident population.

The largest age group in the mid-year estimates is the 20-44 years, which numbers 18,533.