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    Cape Verde People - 1989

      Population: 364,207 (July 1989), growth rate 2.9% (1989)

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

      Death rate: 11 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 66 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 59 years male, 63 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.7 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Cape Verdean(s); adjective--Cape Verdean

      Ethnic divisions: about 71% Creole (mulatto), 28% African, 1% European

      Religion: Roman Catholicism fused with indigenous beliefs

      Language: Portuguese and Crioulo, a blend of Portuguese and West African words

      Literacy: 37%

      Labor force: NA; 57% agriculture (mostly subsistence), 29% services, 14% industry (1981); 50% of population of working age (1983)

      Organized labor: Trade Unions of Cape Verde Unity Center (UNTC-CS) closely associated with ruling party

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

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