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    Micronesia, Federated States of People - 1990

      Population: 104,937 (July 1990), growth rate 2.6% (1990)

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

      Death rate: 5 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

      Net migration rate: - 2 migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 26 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 68 years male, 73 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 5.0 children born/woman (1990)

      Nationality: noun--Micronesian(s); adjective--Micronesian; Kosrae(s), Pohnpeian(s), Trukese, Yapese

      Ethnic divisions: nine ethnic Micronesian and Polynesian groups

      Religion: predominantly Christian, divided between Roman Catholic and Protestant; other churches include Assembly of God, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-Day Adventist, Latter Day Saints, and the Baha'i Faith

      Language: English is the official and common language; most indigenous languages fall within the Austronesian language family, the exceptions are the Polynesian languages; major indigenous languages are Trukese, Pohnpeian, Yapese, and Kosrean

      Literacy: NA%, but education compulsory through eight grades

      Labor force: NA; two-thirds are government employees; 45,000 people are between the ages of 15 and 65

      Organized labor: NA

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

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