Appendix C.

Tables for Chapter V
Figures

Figure 18 Table.
U.S. Mainland and American Samoa Minimum Wage Rates, 1975-2004
Year
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

United States
2.10
2.30
2.30
2.65
2.90
3.10
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.35
3.80
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.75
5.15
5.15
5.15
5.15
5.15
5.15
5.15
5.15

AS Cannery
1.35
1.54
1.66
1.81
1.96
2.16
2.33
2.33
2.55
2.67
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.87
2.92
3.00
3.05
3.05
3.10
3.10
3.17
3.17
3.20
3.26
3.26
3.26
3.26

AS Government
1.15
1.20
1.30
1.40
1.50
1.60
1.70
1.79
1.79
1.87
1.97
1.97
1.97
1.97
1.97
1.97
2.17
2.17
2.17
2.37
2.37
2.45
2.45
2.57
2.63
2.69
2.73
2.77
2.77
2.77

ASC/US
0.64
0.67
0.72
0.68
0.68
0.70
0.70
0.70
0.76
0.80
0.84
0.84
0.84
0.84
0.84
0.74
0.68
0.69
0.71
0.72
0.72
0.65
0.60
0.62
0.62
0.62
0.63
0.63
0.63
0.63

ASG/US
0.55
0.52
0.57
0.53
0.52
0.52
0.51
0.53
0.53
0.56
0.59
0.59
0.59
0.59
0.59
0.52
0.51
0.51
0.51
0.56
0.56
0.52
0.48
0.50
0.51
0.52
0.53
0.54
0.54
0.54

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, Various Industries in American Samoa, Wage and
Hour Division, for different years.
U.S. Department of Labor, Economic Report: The Minimum Wage in American Samoa,
2001, Wage and Hour Division.
U.S. Department of Labor, Economic Report: The Minimum Wage in American Samoa, 2003, Wage and
Hour Division.

Figure 19 Table.
Selected American Samoa Industry Minimum Wage Rates as a Percentage of U.S.
Mainland Minimum Wage, 1983-2004
Year
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

Cannery
76.12
79.70
84.18
84.18
84.18
84.18
84.18
74.21
67.53
68.71
70.59
71.76
71.76
65.26
60.19
61.55
61.55
62.14
63.30
63.30
63.30
63.30

Finance &
Insurance
68.96
72.24
76.42
76.42
77.91
80.90
80.90
71.32
66.35
68.94
71.76
76.47
81.18
75.79
71.65
73.40
74.37
75.34
76.50
77.48
77.48
77.48

Construction
64.18
67.16
71.04
71.04
74.63
77.61
77.61
68.42
63.53
66.12
68.24
70.59
71.76
67.37
64.08
66.02
66.99
67.96
68.93
69.90
69.90
69.90

Retailing &
Wholesaling Government Miscellaneous
55.22
53.43
49.85
57.91
55.82
52.24
61.19
58.81
55.22
61.19
58.81
55.22
64.18
58.81
55.22
67.16
58.81
55.22
67.16
58.81
55.22
59.21
51.84
48.68
55.06
51.06
45.18
57.18
51.06
47.06
58.82
51.06
49.41
61.18
55.76
52.94
63.53
55.76
55.29
58.95
51.58
51.58
55.73
47.57
47.57
57.09
49.90
47.57
57.67
51.07
47.57
58.45
52.23
48.54
59.42
53.01
49.32
60.19
53.79
49.90
60.19
53.79
49.90
60.19
53.79
49.90

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, Various Industries in American Samoa, Wage and
Hour Division, for different years.
U.S. Department of Labor, Economic Report: The Minimum Wage in American Samoa,
2001, Wage and Hour Division.
U.S. Department of Labor, Economic Report: The Minimum Wage in American Samoa,
2003, Wage and Hour Division.

Figure 20 Table.
Tuna Canneries Productivity and Productivity Index, 1995-2003
Periods
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Productivity Index
100
101
109
117
138
135
131
146
168

Average Kilograms Tuna/Worker
23608
23865
25717
27691
32554
31823
30815
34479
39612

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, Various Industries in American Samoa, Wage and
Hour Division, select years.
U.S. Department of Labor, Economic Report: The Minimum Wage in American Samoa,
2001, Wage and Hour Division, various years.
U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division Economic Survey, 2004
U.S. Trade with Puerto Rico and U.S. Possessions, U.S. Census Bureau, various years.
Figure 21 Table.
Exvessel and Retail Tuna Prices and Indices, 1996-2003
Year
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Exvessel Raw Whole Fish
0.46
0.55
0.44
0.37
0.37
0.45
0.43
0.33

U.S. Retail Canned
1.98
2.03
2.10
2.09
1.98
1.88
1.97
1.96

Exvessel Index
100
119.6
95.7
80.4
80.4
97.8
93.5
71.7

Sources:
Retail – U.S. BLS, U.S. city average lightmeat tuna, January.

Retail Index
100
102.5
106.1
105.6
100.0
94.9
99.5
99.0

Ratio
1.0
1.2
0.9
0.8
0.8
1.0
0.9
0.7

Exvessel – U.S. Department of Commerce, Fisheries of the United States, NOAA,
various years.

Figure 22 Table.
Total U.S. Tuna Supply Components, 1994-2003
Year
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

U.S. Pack
609.5
666.5
675.8
627.0
680.8
693.8
671.3
507.4
546.9
529.3

(Million pounds)
Imports
249.0
215.3
193.0
212.1
240.4
334.5
312.9
292.2
378.1
459.0

Total
858.5
440.9
868.8
839.1
921.2
1028.3
984.2
799.6
925.0
988.3

Imports %
of Total
29.0
48.8
22.2
25.3
26.1
32.5
31.8
36.5
40.9
46.4

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Fisheries of the United States, various years.

Year

Cannery
U.S. Retail
Wage
Retail Price Productivity Cannery Wage Price
Labor Productivity
1995
3.05
2
23608
1.00
1.00
1.00
1996
3.10
1.98
23865
1.02
0.99
1.01
1997
3.10
2.03
25717
1.02
1.02
1.09
1998
3.17
2.10
27691
1.04
1.05
1.17
1999
3.17
2.09
32554
1.04
1.05
1.38
2000
3.20
1.98
31823
1.05
0.99
1.35
2001
3.26
1.88
30815
1.07
0.94
1.31
2002
3.26
1.97
34479
1.07
0.99
1.46
2003
3.26
1.96
39612
1.07
0.98
1.68
2004
3.26
1.82

Sources
Figure 18 data
Figure 20 data
Figure 21 data