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    Guinea-Bissau People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 973,803 (July 1989), growth rate 2.4% (1989)

      Birth rate: 43 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 19 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 130 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 44 years male, 47 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 5.9 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Guinea-Bissauan(s); adjective--Guinea-Bissauan

      Ethnic divisions: about 99% African (30% Balanta, 20% Fula, 14% Manjaca, 13% Mandinga, 7% Papel); less than 1% European and mulatto

      Religion: 65% indigenous beliefs, 30% Muslim, 5% Christian

      Language: Portuguese (official); Criolo and numerous African languages

      Literacy: 15% (est.)

      Labor force: NA; 90% agriculture, 5% industry, services, and commerce, 5% government; 53% of population of working age (1983)

      Organized labor: only one trade union--the National Union of Workers of Guinea-Bissau (UNTG)

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

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