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    Lebanon People - 1989

      Population: 3,300,802 (July 1989), growth rate 1.1% (1989)

      Birth rate: 28 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 7 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: - 10 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 50 deaths/1,000 live births (July 1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 65 years male, 70 years female (July 1989)

      Total fertility rate: 3.8 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Lebanese (sing., pl.); adjective--Lebanese

      Ethnic divisions: 93% Arab, 6% Armenian, 1% other

      Religion: 75% Islam, 25% Christian, NEGL% Judaism; 17 legally recognized sects--4 Orthodox Christian (Armenian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Nestorean, Syriac Orthodox), 7 Uniate Christian (Armenian Catholic, Caldean, Greek Catholic, Maronite, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Syrian Catholic), 5 Islam (Alawite or Nusayri, Druze, Ismailite, Shia, Sunni), and 1 Jewish

      Language: Arabic and French (both official); Armenian, English

      Literacy: 75%

      Labor force: 650,000; 79% industry, commerce, and services, 11% agriculture, 10% goverment (1985)

      Organized labor: 250,000 members (est.)

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

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