• PEOPLE NAME: AMERICAN SAMOANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 43514

ROP: 108580

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: Polynesian

Language: Samoan - (smo)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: United States

Also found in: Fiji; New Zealand; Samoa; Tokelau; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Population: 66,500

Global Population: 359,325


PEID: 43514

ROP: 108580

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The American Samoans of United States, numbering 66,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Polynesian people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 359,325 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Samoan. The primary religion practiced by the American Samoans is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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