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    Mali People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 8,918,448 (July 1989), growth rate 2.9% (1989)

      Birth rate: 49 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 20 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 151 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 44 years male, 47 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.6 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 50% Mande (Bambara, Malinke, Sarakole), 17% Peul, 12% Voltaic, 6% Songhai, 5% Tuareg and Moor

      Religion: 90% Muslim, 9% indigenous beliefs, 1% Christian

      Language: French (official); Bambara spoken by about 80% of the population

      Literacy: 10%

      Labor force: 3,100,000; 80% agriculture, 19% services, 1% industry and commerce (1981); 50% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: National Union of Malian Workers (UNTM) is umbrella organization for over 13 national unions

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

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