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Samoa Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.18 0.2 0.21
Global Rank 187th 188th 188th
Global Population Share 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
Global Population Density 61.83 63.55 66.12
Global Population Density Rank 2nd 4th 6th
Average Life Expectancy 73.12 75.9 78.09
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 98th 89th 79th
Fertility Rate 4.33 3.78 3.37
Fertility Rate Global Rank 44th 38th 35th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Samoa Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Congenital birth defects 1 2.04%
Lower respiratory infections 1 2.04%
Measles 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Drowning 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 22 44.9%
Nutritional deficiencies 1 2.04%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Road accidents 1 2.04%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Digestive diseases 0 0%

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Highlights of Samoa BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Samoa gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 68.01%68.01%
    • Fat : 64.41%64.41%
    • Animal protein : 10.86%10.86%
    • Plant protein : 6.45%6.45%
  • 49.72% increase in caloric supply : Currently Samoa gets 2960/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1977/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Oils & Fats, Meat and Cereals & Grains are three major diet compositions in Samoa
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Samoa
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Samoa average intake is 66.71 grams
  • Bananas, Pineapples and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Samoa
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Samoa average Fruit intake is 551.37grams
  • In Samoa, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 75.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Samoa is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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