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    Mongolia People - 1989

      Population: 2,125,463 (July 1989), growth rate 2.7% (1989)

      Birth rate: 35 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 8 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 49 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 63 years male, 67 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 4.7 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 90% Mongol, 4% Kazakh, 2% Chinese, 2% Russian, 2% other

      Religion: predominantly Tibetan Buddhist, about 4% Muslim, limited religious activity because of Communist regime

      Language: Khalkha Mongol used by over 90% of population; minor languages include Turkic, Russian, and Chinese

      Literacy: 80% (est.); 100% claimed (1985)

      Labor force: NA, but primarily agricultural; over half the adult population is in the labor force, including a large percentage of women; shortage of skilled labor

      Organized labor: 425,000 members of the Central Council of Mongolian Trade Unions (CCMTU) controlled by the government (1984)

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

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