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    Egypt People - 1990

      Population: 54,705,746 (July 1990), growth rate 2.5% (1990)

      Birth rate: 34 births/1,000 population (1990)

      Death rate: 10 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

      Net migration rate: NEGL migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 90 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 60 years male, 61 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 4.7 children born/woman (1990)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 90% Eastern Hamitic stock; 10% Greek, Italian, Syro-Lebanese

      Religion: (official estimate) 94% Muslim (mostly Sunni), 6% Coptic Christian and other

      Language: Arabic (official); English and French widely understood by educated classes

      Literacy: 45%

      Labor force: 15,000,000 (1989 est.); 36% government, public sector enterprises, and armed forces; 34% agriculture; 20% privately owned service and manufacturing enterprises (1984); shortage of skilled labor; 2,500,000 Egyptians work abroad, mostly in Iraq and the Gulf Arab states (1988 est.)

      Organized labor: 2,500,000 (est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Egypt on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Egypt People 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Egypt People 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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