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    Cameroon People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 10,816,514 (July 1989), growth rate 2.7% (1989)

      Birth rate: 42 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 16 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 123 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 48 years male, 52 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 5.8 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: over 200 tribes of widely differing background; 31% Cameroon Highlanders, 19% Equatorial Bantu, 11% Kirdi, 10% Fulani, 8% Northwestern Bantu, 7% Eastern Nigritic, 13% other African, less than 1% non-African

      Religion: 51% indigenous beliefs, 33% Christian, 16% Muslim

      Language: English and French (official), 24 major African language groups

      Literacy: 65%

      Labor force: NA; 74.4% agriculture, 11.4% industry and transport, 14.2% other services (1983); 50% of population of working age (15-64 years) (1985)

      Organized labor: under 45% of wage labor force

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

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