Samoa Country Data

CountrySamoa
Country CodeWSM
Urban population percentage of total (2012)19.69
Urban population (2012)37,195
Land area (sq. km, 2011)2,830
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$23,507,734
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$158,816,379
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$168,670,066
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)2.05
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)2.47
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)61
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)9
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)4
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)224
Tax payments (number, 2013)37
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)18.9
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)12.92
GDP (current US$, 2012)$683,719,606
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)2.89
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)3,620
Labor force (2012)48,577
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)72.70
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)37.88
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)5.10
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)57.02
Population growth (annual %, 2012)0.78
Population (Total, 2012)188,889