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American Samoa

American Samoa Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Languages > Note: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Official language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages Samoan 90.6% (closely related to Hawaiian and other Polynesian languages), English 2.9%, Tongan 2.4%, other Pacific islander 2.1%, other 2%; note: most people are bilingual 2000
Languages > A note most people are bilingual 2003
Languages > Note most people are bilingual (2000 census) 2011

SOURCES: Ethnologue; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

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"American Samoa Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/American-Samoa/Language