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American Samoa Population

American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of (the independent nation of) Samoa. According to UN World Population Prospects, the population of American Samoa in 2023 is 43,914.

As per the US Census 2020, American Samoa had a population of  49,710 people, a decrease of over 10% since 2010. Only the Western District of Tutuila Island saw its population increase since 2010.

The total Land Area of American Samoa is 200 Km2 (77 sq. miles) & the Population Density of American Samoa is 276 per Km2 (715 people per mi2).

American Samoa2020 US Census
Total Population49,710
Global Rank210
Dependency ofUSA
Land Area 200 sq.km (77 sq. mi)
Area Rank
Pop. Density276 people/sq. km
Capital CityPago Pago

Source: US Census 202o 

Religion in American Samoa

Christianity is the main religion in  American Samoa and, 98.3 of the population is Christian. According to Pew Research Center, 98.3% of the total population is Christian. Among Christians, 59.5% are Protestant, 19.7% are Roman Catholic and 19.2% are other Christians. A major Protestant church on the island, gathering a substantial part of the local Protestant population, is the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa, a Reformed denomination in the Congregationalist tradition. 

Religion percentage in American Samoa

  • Christianity – 98%
    – Roman Catholic (59.5%)
    – Protestants (19.7%)
    – Other Christians (19%)
  •   Other Religion – 2%

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Population of American Samoa 2023 | Religion in American Samoa