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    Netherlands Antilles People - 1990

      Population: 183,503 (July 1990), growth rate 0.2% (1990)

      Birth rate: 18 births/1,000 population (1990)

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

      Net migration rate: - 11 migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 9 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 74 years male, 79 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 2.0 children born/woman (1990)

      Nationality: noun--Netherlands Antillean(s); adjective--Netherlands Antillean

      Ethnic divisions: 85% mixed African; remainder Carib Indian, European, Latin, and Oriental

      Religion: predominantly Roman Catholic; Protestant, Jewish, Seventh-Day Adventist

      Language: Dutch (official); Papiamento, a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect predominates; English widely spoken; Spanish

      Literacy: 95%

      Labor force: 89,000; 65% government, 28% industry and commerce (1983)

      Organized labor: 60-70% of labor force

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

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