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    Togo People - 1989

      Population: 3,448,939 (July 1989), growth rate 3.3% (1989)

      Birth rate: 47 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 13 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 113 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 53 years male, 57 years female (1989)

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

      Nationality: noun--Togolese (sing. and pl.); adjective--Togolese

      Ethnic divisions: 37 tribes; largest and most important are Ewe, Mina, and Kabye; under 1% European and Syrian-Lebanese

      Religion: about 70% indigenous beliefs, 20% Christian, 10% Muslim

      Language: French, both official and language of commerce; major African languages are Ewe and Mina in the south and Dagomba and Kabye in the north

      Literacy: 18%

      Labor force: NA; 78% agriculture, 22% industry; about 88,600 wage earners, evenly divided between public and private sectors; 50% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: one national union, the National Federation of Togolese Workers

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

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