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Source Information

American Samoa

Last updated on IDB: August 2017
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 2000 census 2000 Census population moved to midyear. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2010 census 2010 Census population data by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2015 vital registration 2015 Registered births by age of mother. 3
Mortality 2015 vital registration 2015 Total registered deaths by sex. 3
Migration 2000-2010 derived estimate 2010 Based on the difference between intercensal change and natural growth (births minus deaths). 2

Ref. No. Citations
1 U.S. Census Bureau. 2001. 2000 Census of American Samoa. Washington, D.C.
2 U.S. Census Bureau. 2013. Data Island Areas - American Samoa Dataset. <https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/2010/dec/american-samoa.html>.
3 American Samoa Government, Department of Commerce. 2017. American Samoa Statistical Yearbook 2015. Accessed on 5/12/17 at http://doc.as.gov/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/2015-Statistical-Yearbook.pdf.

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