American Samoa


Indicator 1990 2000

Population

    Number (thousands) 47 68
    Rate of natural increase per 1,000 populationa .. ..
    Rate of growth per 1,000 populationa 37.4 34.5

Migration stockb

    Number (thousands) 21 34
    Per cent of population 45.4 50.0

Refugeesc

    Number (thousands) .. ..
    Per cent of migrant stock .. ..

Net migrationa

    Number (thousands) .. ..
    Rate per 1,000 population .. ..
    Number per 100 births .. ..

Workers' remittancesd

    Total (millions of US dollars) .. ..
    Per cent of gross domestic product .. ..
    Per capita (US dollars) .. ..

Government positions concerning migration

    Immigration levels
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        Policy .. ..

    Emigration levels

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        Policy .. ..

Parties to United Nations Instruments (year ratified)

    1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees -
    1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees -
    1990 International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All
      Migrant Workers and Members of their Families
-
    2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons,
      Especially Women and Childrene
-
    2000 Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Aire -

Projected population in 2050 (thousands)f

172

Projected population in 2050 assuming zero migration after 2000g

197

a  Estimates represent annual averages for 1990-1995 and 1995-2000.

b  Estimated mid-year number of persons born outside the country or area with the addition of refugees.

c  Data are compiled by UNHCR and refer to the end of the year.

d  Based on data compiled by IMF.

e  Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.

f  United Nations medium variant projection.

g  United Nations medium variant projection modified with zero migration after 2000.