Samoa
Statistical Annex

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Abstract

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Table 1.

Western Samoa: Gross Domestic Product by Sector at Constant 1982 Prices, 1990–94 1/

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Source: Staff estimates.

There are no official national income accounts for Western Samoa. Data presented here and in previous Fund reports are staff estimates based on partial information provided by the authorities, including data on agricultural production, central government expenditure, and the construction and services sectors.

Table 2.

Western Samoa: Gross Domestic Product by Sector at Current Prices, 1990–94 1/

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Source: Staff estimates.

There are no official national income accounts for Western Samoa. Data presented here and in previous Fund reports are staff estimates based on estimates of real GDP (Table 1). Deflators are based on available data on consumer prices and unit values of exports and imports.

Table 3.

Western Samoa: Indices of Agricultural Production, 1990–94

(1982 = 100)

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.
Table 4.

Western Samoa: Indices of Industrial Production, 1990–94 1/

(1982 = 100)

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.

Excludes production by Yazaki Samoa Limited.

Table 5.

Western Samoa: Energy Statistics, 1990–94

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Sources: Electric Power Corporation; and Treasury Department.

Figures relate only to government-owned electric power schemes. Village lighting schemes and other private plants are not included.

Auxiliaries refer to power used in electricity production.

Table 6.

Western Samoa: Building Permits Issued, 1990–94

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Source: Treasury Department.

As from the June quarter 1994, extensions and alterations (previously grouped under “Others”) have been included in their appropriate descriptive classifications.

Table 7.

Western Samoa: Consumer Prices, 1990–95

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Source: Department of Statistics.

For 1995, the figures are percent changes as of June 1995 compared with June 1994.

Derived from Household Expenditure Survey, 1976–77.

Table 8.

Western Samoa: Financial Operations of Central Government, 1991/92-1995/96 1/

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Sources: Treasury Department; and staff estimates.

Fiscal year begins on July 1. The presentation of this table differs from that in previous Board documents in that revenues and expenditures are now net of tax reimbursements and duties paid by the Government.

Includes loans and advances to public enterprises and capital subscriptions, and land purchases.

Equals net change in position vis-a-vis the banking system; thus it includes revaluations of Treasury’s foreign assets.

A residual item. Includes holdings of Treasury bills and National Development Bonds held by nonbank financial institutions, items in transit, and others.

Table 9.

Western Samoa: Revenue and Grants of the Central Government, 1991/92-1995/96

(In millions of tala)

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Sources: Treasury Department; and staff estimates.
Table 10.

Western Samoa: Central Government Expenditure, 1991/92-1995/96

(In millions of tala)

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Sources: Treasury Department; and staff estimates.

Derived as a residual.

Includes loans and advances to public enterprises, capital subscriptions, and land purchases.

Table 11.

Western Samoa: Current Expenditure Classified by Function, 1991/92-1995/96

(In millions of tala)

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Sources: Treasury Department; and. staff estimates.

Residual; includes interest payments on public debt.

Table 12:

Western Samoa: Public Enterprises and Statutory Authorities, 1993–95

(In thousands of tala, unless otherwise specified)

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Source: Treasury Department

Enterprises with more than 25 percent government shareholding.

Government department

Enterprises with less than 25 percent shareholding.

Table 13.

Western Samoa: Progress in Privatization of Public Enterprises, 1987–95

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Source: Information provided by the Treasury Department
Table 14.

Western Samoa: Structure of the Financial System, 1990–94

(In millions of tala; end of period)

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.

Net of Government deposits.

Table 15.

Western Samoa: Interest Rates, 1990–95

(In percent per annum: end of period)

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Source: Data provided by the authorities.

Includes lending to Government, public enterprises, private businesses, and individuals.

Table 16.

Western Samoa: Monetary Survey, 1990–95

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.

Data for June 1995 are compared with those for June 1994.

Data for March 1995.

Table 17.

Western Samoa: Commercial Bank Deposits and Loans, 1990–95

(In millions of tala; end of period)

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.

Excludes deposits of the Government, the Central Bank, and other commercial banks.

Maturities ranging from 30 days to 24 months.

Table 18.

Western Samoa: Balance Sheet of the Central Bank of Samoa, 1990–95 1/

(In millions of tala; end of period)

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Source: Central Bank of Samoa.

Up to the end of December 1989, data were reported as at the last Wednesday of the month. This reporting date was changed to the last day of the month beginning January 1990.

Central Bank of Samoa Securities.