Samoa Samoa

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Samoa, is a country located at Micronesia, it has an area of 2,840 Km2 so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Samoa, with a population of 198,410 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 70 people per km2.

It's capital is Apia and its currency is Talas

Samoa is holding the 186 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 331 millions of euros (378 millions of dollars), ( 46.5% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,669 euros per inhabitant$1,907 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Samoa, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.715 points in 2019, leaving it in 112th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Samoa are business, you must know it's in the 90th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Samoa, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Apia: Monthly Temp.
Apia: Monthly Rainfall
Samoa Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2020€711M
Annual GDP [+]2020$812M
GDP per capita [+]2020€3,583
GDP per capita [+]2020$4,093
Debt (M.€.) [+]2020331
Debt ($M) [+]2020378
Debt (%GDP) [+]202046.50%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€1,669
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$1,907
Deficit (M.€) [+]202044
Deficit ($M) [+]202050
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20206.18%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020229.1
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020261.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]202034.2
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]202039.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202016.21%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201730.1
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201734.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.58%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202032.15%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€1,155
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$1,319
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€172
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$197
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€154
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$174
Corruption Index [+]201452
Fragile States Index [+]201865.5
Business
Doing Business [+]201990º
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201925.7%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202027.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]2019172,284
Exports [+]2020€32.6M
Exports [+]2020$37.2M
Exports % GDP [+]20204.59%
Imports [+]2020€272.8M
Imports [+]2020$311.6M
Imports % GDP [+]202038.37%
Trade balance [+]2020€-240.2M
Trade balance [+]2020$-274.3M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-33.78%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]202070
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017142.9
% Immigrant [+]20192.05%
% Emigrant [+]201963.12%
Birth Rate [+]201924.10‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201710.3
Crude death rate [+]20195.20‰
Fertility Rate [+]20193.83
% risk of poverty [+]201320.3%
Population [+]2020198,410
Immigrant stock [+]20194,035
Emigrant stock [+]2019124,403
HDI [+]20190.715
Life expectancy [+]201973.32
Suicides [+]201511
Suicide rate [+]20155.70
Number of homicides [+]201813
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20186.63
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20201.78
Consumption GWh [+]2019120
Generation GWh [+]2019135
Others
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/17/20223
Fully vaccinated [+]01/11/2022122,714
Doses administered [+]01/11/2022264,438