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ERIC Number: ED183351
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
1978 American Samoa Annual Report to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior.
American Samoa Office of Samoan Information, Pago Pago.
Submitted by American Samoa's first elected administration, this report presents tabular data and narrative descriptions of government activities in fiscal year 1978. The report covers the broad areas of legislative and judicial activity, government administrative functions, education, health services, transportation, economic development, public services, natural resource development, and cultural affairs. Introductory sections provide an overview of Samoa's political history and cultural heritage and a summary of the government's accomplishments in 1978, which included reestablishing a department of agriculture, increasing by 77% the revenues collected from the Port Authority, modernizing the communications system with assistance from Communications Satellite Corporation, increasing exports, upgrading elementary and secondary education, and increasing community college enrollment. Appendices contain a variety of statistical data from government agencies and offices; vital statistics, tax revenue and expenditures, quantity and value of imported and exported goods, and school enrollment figures are among the data presented. The most current data are for fiscal year 1978 with many tables showing figures for the period 1972-1978. (JH)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Colleges, Cultural Activities, Demography, Economic Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Health Services, Legislation, Natural Resources, Public Agencies, Tables (Data), Transportation
Revenue Division, Department of Administrative Services, Government of American Samoa, Pago Pago, American Samoa ($1.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Interior, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Samoa Office of Samoan Information, Pago Pago.
Identifiers: American Samoa
Note: For related document see ED 171 493