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    Aruba People - 1989

      Population: 62,500 (July 1989), growth rate 0.3% (1989)

      Birth rate: 16 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 6 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: - 8 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 8 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 72 years male, 80 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 1.8 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Aruban(s); adjective--Aruban

      Ethnic divisions: 80% mixed European/Caribbean Indian

      Religion: 82% Roman Catholic, 8% Protestant; also small Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, and Jewish minority

      Language: Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English dialect), English (widely spoken), Spanish

      Literacy: 95%

      Labor force: NA, but most employment is in the tourist industry (1986)

      Organized labor: Aruban Workers' Federation (FTA)

      NOTE: The information regarding Aruba on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Aruba People 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Aruba People 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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