Labour Force

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Subject 2010 2005 2000
Persons 16 yrs. & over 34,767 39,460 33,945
In labor force 18,387 23,650 17,664
Percent of persons 16 years and over 63 59.9 52.0
Civilian labor force 18,300 23,650 17,627
Employed 16,616 21,290 16,718
Also did subsistence activity 1,614 - 2,904
Unemployed 1,684 2,360 909
Percent of civilian labor force 9.2 10.0 5.2
Armed Forces 87 - 37
Not in labor force 16,380 15,810 16,281
Subsistence activity only 633 - 2,276

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census of Population & 2000 Census of Population, 2005 American Samoa Household Income and Expenditure Survey - Preliminary Report.