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    Ivory Coast People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 11,619,099 (July 1989), growth rate 3.8% (1989)

      Birth rate: 46 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 13 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 5 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 102 deaths/1,000 live births (July 1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 52 years male, 55 years female (July 1989)

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

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

      Ethnic divisions: over 60 ethnic groups; most important are the Baoule 23%, Bete 18%, Senoufou 15%, Malinke 11%, and Agni; about 2 million foreign Africans, mostly Burkinabe; about 130,000 to 330,000 non-Africans (30,000 French and 100,000 to 300,000 Lebanese)

      Religion: 63% indigenous, 25% Muslim, 12% Christian

      Language: French (official), over 60 native dialects; Dioula most widely spoken

      Literacy: 24%

      Labor force: NA; over 85% of population engaged in agriculture, forestry, livestock raising; about 11% of labor force are wage earners, nearly half in agriculture and the remainder in government, industry, commerce, and professions; 54% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: 20% of wage labor force

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

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