Samoa. According to
CountryAAH, the total population in Samoa is 198,425 people in 2020.
Hundreds of Samoans demonstrated in March outside
New Zealand's parliament demanding that the entire Samoa
population be granted New Zealand citizenship. A petition
signed by about 90,000 people was handed over to the
responsible minister for ethnic issues. The automatic right
to citizenship in the former colonial power of New Zealand
was taken away from the Samoans in 1982. The protesters
declared that they wanted to be able to travel freely
between Samoa and New Zealand.
Samoa, one of the world's least developed countries,
hosted a summit in August between leaders from 14 small
nations in the Pacific, as well as Australia and New