Country: American Samoa

Number of People Groups

9

People Groups Unreached

1 (11.1%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

54,000

Population in Unreached

1,000 (1.8%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

95.4%

% Evangelical

24.83%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

1.8%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Americans, U.S. 1,000 191,659,000 English Christianity 91.50 % 31.00 % -
Deaf 300 46,968,000 Language unknown Christianity 95.10 % -
 Euronesian 3,800 125,000 English Christianity 96.00 % 26.00 % -
 Filipino, Tagalog 700 37,887,000 Tagalog Christianity 98.00 % 12.00 % -
 Japanese 1,000 124,370,000 Japanese Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Korean 500 80,715,000 Korean Christianity 35.00 % 20.00 % -
 Samoan 46,000 509,000 Samoan Christianity 98.00 % 25.94 % -
Tokelauan Unknown 8,600 Tokelauan Christianity 95.00 % 30.00 % -
Tongan 700 220,000 Tongan Christianity 96.10 % 22.00 % -
  Totals:  9 54,000         1 95.42 % 24.83 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 1,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 55,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Eastern 22,000
Manu'a 1,100
Unorganized 20
Western 30,000
Provinces:  4 53,000
UN Country Population 55,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 526,294.4 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 1,404,294.4 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 378,168.5 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 210,420.4 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
54,000
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Korean kor 1 0 Complete Bible
Samoan smo 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Tokelauan tkl 1 0 New Testament
Tongan ton 1 0 Complete Bible
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 8 9 1   6 5 6 7 4

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
1.6 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 24.8 %)
95.4 %
Ethnic Religions
0.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
1.7 %
Other / Small Religions
1.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.3 %
Independent
5.8 %
Orthodox
0.1 %
Other Christian
28.6 %
Protestant
50.3 %
Roman Catholic
14.5 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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  • Church planting agencies in American Samoa
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  • Christian medical outreaches

American Samoa Statistics
People Groups 9
Unreached People Groups 1  (11.1%)
Population 54,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.0%
Population in Unreached 1,000  (1.8%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 95.4%
Percent Evangelical 24.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 1.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 87%
Continent Oceania
Region Australia and Pacific
10/40 Window No
Country Code AQ
Official Language(s) SamoanEnglish
Literacy Rate 97%
Estimated Illiterate Population 1,600
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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