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    Jamaica People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,484,957 (July 1989), growth rate 1.1% (1989)

      Birth rate: 27 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 5 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: - 11 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 17 deaths/1,000 live births (July 1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 75 years male, 78 years female (July 1989)

      Total fertility rate: 3.1 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 76.3% African, 15.1% Afro-European, 3.4% East Indian and Afro-East Indian, 3.2% white, 1.2% Chinese and Afro-Chinese, 0.8% other

      Religion: predominantly Protestant (including Anglican and Baptist), some Roman Catholic, some spiritualist cults

      Language: English, Creole

      Literacy: 74%

      Labor force: 728,700; 32% agriculture, 28% industry and commerce, 27% services, 13% government; shortage of technical and managerial personnel (1984)

      Organized labor: 24% of labor force (1986)

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



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