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    Haiti People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 6,286,511 (July 1991), growth rate 2.3% (1991)

      Birth rate: 43 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 15 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: - 5 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 106 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 52 years male, 55 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 6.3 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: black 95%, mulatto and European 5%

      Religion: Roman Catholic is the official religion; Roman Catholic 80% (of which an overwhelming majority also practice Voodoo), Protestant 16% (Baptist 10%, Pentecostal 4%, Adventist 1%, other 1%), none 1%, other 3% (1982)

      Language: French (official) spoken by only 10% of population; all speak Creole

      Literacy: 53% (male 59%, female 47%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 2,300,000; agriculture 66%, services 25%, industry 9%; shortage of skilled labor, unskilled labor abundant (1982)

      Organized labor: NA

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

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