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    Burundi People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 5,456,112 (July 1989), growth rate 3.6% (1989)

      Birth rate: 48 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 15 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 3 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 114 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 50 years male, 53 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.9 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Burundian(s); adjective--Burundi

      Ethnic divisions: Africans--85% Hutu (Bantu), 14% Tutsi (Hamitic), 1% Twa (Pygmy); other Africans include about 70,000 refugees, mostly Rwandans and Zairians; non-Africans include about 3,000 Europeans and 2,000 South Asians

      Religion: about 67% Christian (62% Roman Catholic, 5% Protestant), 32% indigenous beliefs, 1% Muslim

      Language: Kirundi and French (official); Swahili (along Lake Tanganyika and in the Bujumbura area)

      Literacy: 30%

      Labor force: 1,900,000 (1983 est.); 93.0% agriculture, 4.0% government, 1.5% industry and commerce, 1.5% services; 52% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: sole group is the Union of Burundi Workers (UTB); by charter, membership is extended to all Burundi workers (informally); figures denoting active membership unobtainable

      NOTE: The information regarding Burundi 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 Burundi People 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burundi People 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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