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Research & Statistics

To provide a statistical service that is comprehensive and relevant to the pursuit of community goals.”

Welcome to the American Samoa Research & Statistics Page.  Information on the Statistical Yearbook, Consumer Price Index, US Census and Quarterly Business Survey are provided here.  For questions, please contact  Mine Timoteo at (684) 633-5155 ext. 261 or mine.timoteo@doc.as

Community goals in American Samoa encompass economic development, natural resource management and conservation. The achievement of these goals relies significantly on the availability of accurate statistical data and analyses. The array of indicators that enable the monitoring of progress in all its definitions is found in statistics. Sound statistics are important to ensuring policies in the Territory are better advised. At the Federal level, measurement of compliance with regulations and conditions is drawn from well-constructed data analyses. We work to provide the tools to answer questions that pertain to population, resource accessibility, consumer price index, feasibility of economic opportunities to name a few.
Research and Statistics Division is the epicenter of data collection, analyses and social research in the Territory. Acting on the American Samoa Statistical Act of 2003, the production of the annual Statistical Yearbook is one of this division’s elaborate projects. We collaborate with multiple agencies, departments, organizations and individuals to attain not only our division goals but also the overarching goals of the community.

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American Samoa At a Glance

The American Samoa At-a-Glance portrays social, economic and demographic conditions of the Territory in the year 2012. Click here to view this report – American Samoa At a Glance  For more information, please contact: Chief Statistician Etuale Tuiletā at etuale.tuileta@doc.as or (684) 633-5155 ext. 256    

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Statistical Yearbook

“It is with great pleasure that I present the 2012 Statistical Yearbook for American Samoa. The 2012 Statistical Yearbook is the thirty-third annual publication of compendia detailing both the historical and current economic and social characteristics of the Territory. The information contained in this yearbook provides a useful source of data for the local community …

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US Census

From the 2012 US Census Website:  PRESS RELEASE: Economic Census Shows American Samoa’s Economy Generated $1.2 Billion in 2012  Table 1- 2012 and 2007 Comparative Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa (IA1200A01)  Table 2-a- 2012 General Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa (IA1200A02)  Table 2-b- 2012 General Statistics by Kind of Business …

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Reports

Reports and statistical data for American Samoa 2010 GDP Release BEA GDP Estimates for AS – May 10, 2010 BEA GDP Estimates for AS – May 31, 2011 BEA GDP Estimates for AS – September 4, 2012 BEA GDP Estimates for AS – September 10, 2013 BEA GDP Estimates for AS – September 15, 2014 …

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PRISM

Pacific Regional Information SysteM (PRISM) is a website hosted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC). The purpose of this PRISM website it serves as a tool where SPC member states own, manage and update their respective websites independently.  PRISM allows you to explore array of statistics on American Samoa as well as the …

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