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    Equatorial Guinea People - 1991

      Population: 378,729 (July 1991), growth rate 2.6% (1991)

      Birth rate: 42 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 16 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 116 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 49 years male, 53 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 5.4 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--Equatorial Guinean(s) or Equatoguinean(s); adjective--Equatorial Guinean or Equatoguinean

      Ethnic divisions: indigenous population of Bioko, primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos; Rio Muni, primarily Fang; less than 1,000 Europeans, mostly Spanish

      Religion: natives all nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic; some pagan practices retained

      Language: Spanish (official), pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo

      Literacy: 50% (male 64%, female 37%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 172,000 (1986 est.); agriculture 66%, services 23%, industry 11% (1980); labor shortages on plantations; 58% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: no formal trade unions

      NOTE: The information regarding Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Equatorial Guinea People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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