If you lived in American Samoa instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 84.8% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
AMERICAN SAMOA ($8,000.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in American Samoa, that number is $8,000.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa GDP
LIVE 4.7 YEARS LESS
UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
AMERICAN SAMOA (74.91 years life expectancy)
In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56.
In American Samoa, the average life expectancy is 74.91.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa life expectancy
CONSUME 77.7% LESS ELECTRICITY
UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
AMERICAN SAMOA (2,713 kWh per capita)
In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita.
In American Samoa, it is 2,713 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa electricity consumption
BE 44.6% MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
AMERICAN SAMOA (8.92 per 1000 infants)
In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In American Samoa, on the other hand, there are a total of 8.92 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa infant mortality
BE 4.08 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED
UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
AMERICAN SAMOA (29.8% of people)
That's 308.2% more likely! In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed,
and in American Samoa 29.8% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa unemployment rate
HAVE 70.4% MORE BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
AMERICAN SAMOA (22.87 babies per 1000 people)
In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In American Samoa, however, there are a total of 22.87 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa birth rate
SEE A 99.4% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
AMERICAN SAMOA (116km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while American Samoa has a total of 116 km.
Category: United States vs. American Samoa coastline
At a Glance: American Samoa
Land Area: ~199 sq km (United States is ~49,380 times bigger than American Samoa)
Population: ~55 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)
How big is American Samoa compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of American Samoa (199 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
A brief history of American Samoa
American Samoa (sometimes abbreviated AS) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 199 sq km. Settled as early as 1000 B.C., Samoa was not reached by European explorers until the 18th century. International rivalries in the latter half of the 19th century were settled by an 1899 treaty in which Germany and the US divided the Samoan archipelago. The US formally occupied its portion - a smaller group of eastern islands with the excellent harbor of Pago Pago - the following year.
The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).
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