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    Sudan People - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 24,971,806 (July 1990), growth rate 2.9% (1990)

      Birth rate: 44 births/1,000 population (1990)

      Death rate: 14 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 107 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 51 years male, 55 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 6.5 children born/woman (1990)

      Nationality: noun--Sudanese (sing. and pl.); adjective--Sudanese

      Ethnic divisions: 52% black, 39% Arab, 6% Beja, 2% foreigners, 1% other

      Religion: 70% Sunni Muslim (in north), 20% indigenous beliefs, 5% Christian (mostly in south and Khartoum)

      Language: Arabic (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, diverse dialects of Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, and Sudanic languages, English; program of Arabization in process

      Literacy: 31% (1986)

      Labor force: 6,500,000; 80% agriculture, 10% industry and commerce, 6% government; labor shortages for almost all categories of skilled employment (1983 est.); 52% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: trade unions suspended following 30 June 1989 coup; now in process of being legalized anew

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

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