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Samoan Tala (WST)

The Samoan Tala is the primary currency of Samoa. This currency is used by an estimated 196,130 people. Based on our estimate, Samoan Tala is the #145 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Samoan Tala is "WST". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 882. The currency symbol for the Tala is "$".

Samoan Tala conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

WST Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Samoan Tala is Samoa.

There are approximately 196,130 people around the world who use the Samoan Tala. The Samoan Tala is the #145 most used widely currency is the world.

196,130 user population
Ranked #145 in the world

WST Exchange Rates

1 Samoan Tala equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: $1.71


Inverse: $3.076
British Pound


Inverse: $3.49
Indian Rupee


Inverse: $0.037
Japanese Yen


Inverse: $0.026
US Dollar


Inverse: $2.85

† Rates last updated at 13 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

WST Currency Facts

WST Details

ISO 4217 CodeWST
ISO 4217 Number882
Unit NameTala
Currency NicknamesN.a.

WST Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes$2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins$1, $2, 10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

WST Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Samoa
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population196,130 people
Population Rank#145
WST Inflation Rate4.20%
Inflation Rank#33

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 WST Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Samoa. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Samoan Tala may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Day after New Year January 2, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Saturday April 11, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Mothers of Samoa Day May 11, 2020 Closed
Independence Day June 1, 2020 Closed
Father's Day August 10, 2020 Closed
Day after White Sunday October 12, 2020 Closed
Christmas December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 26, 2020 Closed