Quality of life comparison
If you lived in American Samoa instead of Ireland, you would:
live 6.3 years less
In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In American Samoa, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
make 87.5% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $89,700 as of 2020, while in American Samoa, the GDP per capita is $11,200 as of 2016.
be 6.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In American Samoa, that number is 29.8% as of 2005.
have 35.6% more children
In Ireland, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In American Samoa, there are 16.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In Ireland, approximately 3.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In American Samoa, on the other hand, 10.1 children do as of 2022.
be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Ireland, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In American Samoa, 59% of the population do as of 2012.
be 66.3% less likely to have internet access
In Ireland, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In American Samoa, about 31.0% do as of 2020.
see 92.0% less coastline
Ireland has a total of 1,448 km of coastline. In American Samoa, that number is 116 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
American Samoa: At a glance
How big is American Samoa compared to Ireland? See an in-depth size comparison.