By Vexen Crabtree 2013
Territory of American Samoa
|Social and Moral Index||0 best|
|Land Area||200 km21|
|ISO3166-1 Codes||AS, ASM, 162|
“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.”
CIA's The World Factbook (2013)6
My Social and Moral Development Index does not have enough data points for the American Samoa to produce an accurate ranking. As a territory of the USA I do not have many specific statistics for this territory in its own right.
Data from the Pew Forum, a professional polling outfit, states that in 2010 the religious makeup of this country was as follows in the table below7:
The CIA World Factbook has slightly different data, and states: Christian Congregationalist 50%, Roman Catholic 20%, Protestant and other 30%8.
Current edition: 2013 May 01
Parent page: Compare International Statistics by Region and Continent
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(2013) World Factbook. The USA Government's Central Intelligence Agency (USA CIA) publishes The World Factbook, and the online version is frequently updated.
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