American Samoa Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of American Samoa population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of American Samoa in 2020 is 275.96 people per square kilometer, a 0.22% decline from 2019.
  • The population density of American Samoa in 2019 was 276.56 people per square kilometer, a 0.28% decline from 2018.
  • The population density of American Samoa in 2018 was 277.33 people per square kilometer, a 0.28% decline from 2017.
  • The population density of American Samoa in 2017 was 278.10 people per square kilometer, a 0.22% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
American Samoa - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 275.96 -0.22%
2019 276.56 -0.28%
2018 277.33 -0.28%
2017 278.10 -0.22%
2016 278.71 -0.13%
2015 279.06 0.04%
2014 278.96 0.14%
2013 278.57 0.08%
2012 278.34 -0.16%
2011 278.80 -0.57%
2010 280.40 -1.07%
2009 283.42 -1.41%
2008 287.46 -1.50%
2007 291.83 -1.26%
2006 295.54 -0.76%
2005 297.81 -0.20%
2004 298.41 0.30%
2003 297.52 0.72%
2002 295.40 1.00%
2001 292.47 1.16%
2000 289.11 1.35%
1999 285.27 1.57%
1998 280.86 1.72%
1997 276.11 1.86%
1996 271.06 1.98%
1995 265.81 2.05%
1994 260.48 2.11%
1993 255.10 2.25%
1992 249.48 2.49%
1991 243.43 2.83%
1990 236.74 3.17%
1989 229.47 3.50%
1988 221.72 3.75%
1987 213.70 3.94%
1986 205.60 4.05%
1985 197.60 4.15%
1984 189.73 4.21%
1983 182.06 4.13%
1982 174.84 3.76%
1981 168.51 3.23%
1980 163.23 2.52%
1979 159.23 1.84%
1978 156.35 1.40%
1977 154.19 1.25%
1976 152.28 1.34%
1975 150.26 1.54%
1974 147.98 1.70%
1973 145.50 1.87%
1972 142.84 2.08%
1971 139.92 2.27%
1970 136.82 2.47%
1969 133.52 2.75%
1968 129.95 2.93%
1967 126.24 3.21%
1966 122.31 3.34%
1965 118.36 3.58%
1964 114.27 3.72%
1963 110.17 3.67%
1962 106.27 3.16%
1961 103.01 2.38%
1960 100.62 1.51%
1959 99.12 0.68%
1958 98.45 0.12%
1957 98.34 -0.21%
1956 98.55 -0.23%
1955 98.77 0.01%
1954 98.77 0.29%
1953 98.48 0.78%
1952 97.71 1.29%
1951 96.47 1.86%
1950 94.70 0.00%