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    Somalia People - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 8,424,269 (July 1990), growth rate 0.8% (1990)

      Birth rate: 47 births/1,000 population (1990)

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

      Net migration rate: - 24 migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 125 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 53 years male, 54 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 7.3 children born/woman (1990)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 85% Somali, rest mainly Bantu; 30,000 Arabs, 3,000 Europeans, 800 Asians

      Religion: almost entirely Sunni Muslim

      Language: Somali (official); Arabic, Italian, English

      Literacy: 11.6% (government est.)

      Labor force: 2,200,000; very few are skilled laborers; 70% pastoral nomad, 30% agriculture, government, trading, fishing, handicrafts, and other; 53% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: General Federation of Somali Trade Unions is controlled by the government

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

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