Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in American Samoa instead of Niue, you would:


make 93.1% more money

Niue has a GDP per capita of $5,800, while in American Samoa, the GDP per capita is $11,200.

be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed

In Niue, 12.0% of adults are unemployed. In American Samoa, that number is 29.8%.

Basic Needs

be 65.8% less likely to have internet access

In Niue, approximately 91.6% of the population has internet access. In American Samoa, about 31.3% do.


see 81.2% more coastline

Niue has a total of 64 km of coastline. In American Samoa, that number is 116 km.

American Samoa: At a glance

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.

How big is American Samoa compared to Niue? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.


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