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    Luxembourg People - 1989

      Population: 366,329 (July 1989), growth rate NEGL (1989)

      Birth rate: 12 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 11 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 8 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 71 years male, 78 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 1.5 children born/woman (1989)

      Nationality: noun--Luxembourger(s); adjective--Luxembourg

      Ethnic divisions: Celtic base, with French and German blend; also guest and worker residents from Portugal, Italy, and European countries

      Religion: 97% Roman Catholic, 3% Protestant and Jewish

      Language: Luxembourgish, German, French; many also speak English

      Literacy: 100%

      Labor force: 161,000; one-third of labor force is foreign workers, mostly from Portugal, Italy, France, Belgium, and FRG; 48.9% services, 24.7% industry, 13.2% government, 8.8% construction, 4.4% agriculture (1984)

      Organized labor: 100,000 (est.) members of four confederated trade unions

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

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