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    El Salvador People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 5,418,736 (July 1991), growth rate 2.0% (1991)

      Birth rate: 34 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 7 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: - 6 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 47 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 63 years male, 68 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 4.1 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: mestizo 89%, Indian 10%, white 1%

      Religion: Roman Catholic about 75%, with extensive activity by Protestant groups throughout the country (more than 1 million Protestant evangelicals in El Salvador at the end of 1990)

      Language: Spanish, Nahua (among some Indians)

      Literacy: 73% (male 76%, female 70%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 1,700,000 (1982 est.); agriculture 40%, commerce 16%, manufacturing 15%, government 13%, financial services 9%, transportation 6%, other 1%; shortage of skilled labor and a large pool of unskilled labor, but manpower training programs improving situation (1984 est.)

      Organized labor: total labor force 15%; agricultural labor force 10%; urban labor force 7% (1987 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding El Salvador on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of El Salvador People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about El Salvador People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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