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    Gabon People - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 1,068,240 (July 1990), growth rate 0.8% (1990)

      Birth rate: 28 births/1,000 population (1990)

      Death rate: 15 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

      Net migration rate: - 6 migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 106 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 50 years male, 56 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 4.0 children born/woman (1990)

      Nationality: noun--Gabonese (sing., pl.); adjective--Gabonese

      Ethnic divisions: about 40 Bantu tribes, including four major tribal groupings (Fang, Eshira, Bapounou, Bateke); about 100,000 expatriate Africans and Europeans, including 27,000 French

      Religion: 55-75% Christian, less than 1% Muslim, remainder animist

      Language: French (official), Fang, Myene, Bateke, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi

      Literacy: 61.6%

      Labor force: 120,000 salaried; 65.0% agriculture, 30.0% industry and commerce, 2.5% services, 2.5% government; 58% of population of working age (1983)

      Organized labor: there are 38,000 members of the national trade union, the Gabonese Trade Union Confederation (COSYGA)

      NOTE: The information regarding Gabon 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 Gabon People 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Gabon People 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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