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    Ireland People - 1989

      Population: 3,550,352 (July 1989), growth rate 0.2% (1989)

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

      Death rate: 9 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: - 6 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 6 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 72 years male, 78 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 2.3 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Irishman(men), Irish (collective pl.); adjective--Irish

      Ethnic divisions: Celtic, with English minority

      Religion: 94% Roman Catholic, 4% Anglican, 2% other

      Language: Irish (Gaelic) and English; English is the language generally used, with Gaelic spoken in a few areas, mostly along the western seaboard

      Literacy: 99%

      Labor force: 1,301,667; 46.5% services, 21.4% manufacturing and construction, 12.9% agriculture, forestry, and fishing (1986)

      Organized labor: 36% of labor force

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

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