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    Tunisia People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 7,916,104 (July 1989), growth rate 2.3% (1989)

      Birth rate: 29 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 6 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 44 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 68 years male, 71 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 4.0 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 98% Arab, 1% European, less than 1% Jewish

      Religion: 98% Muslim, 1% Christian, less than 1% Jewish

      Language: Arabic (official); Arabic and French (commerce)

      Literacy: 62% (est.)

      Labor force: 2,250,000; 32% agriculture; shortage of skilled labor

      Organized labor: about 360,000 members claimed, roughly 20% of labor force; General Union of Tunisian Workers (UGTT), quasi-independent of Constitutional Democratic Party

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

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