Samoa population 203,754 (live)

The population of Samoa is expected to grow by 2,000 in 2022 and reach 204,000 in 2023. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 2,500 people yearly. The population density of Samoa has changed from 55.0 in 1980 to 70.7 in 2020.

Current population 203,754 people at present (Sunday 2nd of October 2022)
Median Age 27.8 years
Population density 71.6 per km2
Population of Samoa from 1960 to 2022 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2022 203,000 2,000 (1.0%) -2,500 27.8 72 37,000 (18.5%)
2021 201,000 1,000 (0.5%) -2,500 27.7 71 37,000 (18.5%)
2020 200,000 1,000 (0.5%) -2,500 27.5 3.78 71 37,000 (18.6%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -2,500 27.1 3.83 70 37,000 (18.6%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -2,500 27.1 3.88 70 37,000 (18.7%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -2,500 27.0 3.93 69 37,000 (18.8%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -2,500 26.8 3.98 69 36,986 (19.0%)
2015 193,759 1,469 (0.8%) -2,500 26.6 4.03 68 37,004 (19.1%)
2010 186,205 1,379 (0.7%) -2,538 25.9 4.34 66 37,386 (20.1%)
2005 179,929 1,148 (0.6%) -3,074 25.3 4.46 64 38,177 (21.2%)
2000 174,610 855 (0.5%) -3,145 24.4 4.50 62 38,374 (22.0%)
1995 170,157 1,369 (0.8%) -3,460 23.8 4.75 60 36,628 (21.5%)
1990 162,866 868 (0.5%) -2,745 23.4 5.12 58 34,528 (21.2%)
1985 160,031 748 (0.5%) -3,731 22.4 5.62 57 33,927 (21.2%)
1980 155,557 797 (0.5%) -3,486 21.5 6.20 55 32,936 (21.2%)
1975 151,387 1,166 (0.8%) -3,513 20.6 6.76 53 31,779 (21.0%)
1970 143,176 2,658 (1.9%) -2,662 20.2 7.19 51 29,141 (20.4%)
1965 127,068 3,714 (2.9%) -1,009 20.0 7.52 45 24,525 (19.3%)
1960 108,646 3,473 (3.1%) -291 20.3 7.65 38 20,562 (18.9%)

In 2021 the population of Samoa was 201,000 and the average age increased from 20.3 in 1960 to 27.7. Urban population has increased from 38,374 (22.0%) in 2000 to 37,000 (18.5%) in the current year. The population density of Samoa has changed from 55.0 in 1980 to 70.7 in 2020.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -2,500 27.5 3.78 71 37,000 (18.6%)
2025 206,000 1,000 (0.5%) -2,500 28.3 3.56 73 38,000 (18.5%)
2030 212,000 1,000 (0.5%) -2,000 29.2 3.37 75 40,000 (18.8%)
2035 221,000 2,000 (0.9%) -2,000 30.1 3.21 78 43,000 (19.6%)
2040 230,000 2,000 (0.9%) -2,000 30.7 3.06 81 48,000 (20.7%)
2045 238,000 2,000 (0.8%) -2,000 31.7 2.93 84 52,000 (22.0%)
2050 243,000 1,000 (0.4%) -2,000 32.5 2.81 86 57,000 (23.4%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 82.0 (79.8 years for male and 84.2 years for females). Population density will go up to 86.0 people per square kilometer.

Samoa demographics 2021

The population growth rate is 1.00% (1,000 residents, including 999 deaths). The demographics of Samoa constitutes of 98,000 women and 105,000 men, which means there are 1,071 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 45.8% of population (92,994) is 19 or younger, 47.8% of population (97,115) is between age 20 and 64 and 6.6% of population (13,297) is over 65.

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