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    Malawi People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 8,736,743 (July 1989), growth rate 6.0% (1989)

      Birth rate: 51 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 18 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 27 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 132 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 46 years male, 50 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 7.7 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European

      Religion: 55% Protestant, 20% Roman Catholic, 20% Muslim; traditional indigenous beliefs are also practiced

      Language: English and Chichewa (official); other languages important regionally

      Literacy: 25%

      Labor force: 428,000 wage earners; 43% agriculture, 16% manufacturing, 15% personal services, 9% commerce, 7% construction, 4% miscellaneous services, 6% other permanently employed (1986)

      Organized labor: small minority of wage earners are unionized

      Note: there are several hundred thousand Mozambican refugees in Malawi (1988 est.)

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

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