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    Ivory Coast People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 12,977,909 (July 1991), growth rate 3.9% (1991)

      Birth rate: 48 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 12 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: 4 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 97 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 52 years male, 56 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 6.8 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: over 60 ethnic groups; most important are the Baoule 23%, Bete 18%, Senoufou 15%, Malinke 11%, and Agni; foreign Africans, mostly Burkinabe about 2 million; non-Africans about 130,000 to 330,000 (French 30,000 and Lebanese 100,000 to 300,000)

      Religion: indigenous 63%, Muslim 25%, Christian 12%,

      Language: French (official), over 60 native dialects; Dioula most widely spoken

      Literacy: 54% (male 67%, female 40%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 5,718,000; over 85% of population engaged in agriculture, forestry, livestock raising; about 11% of labor force are wage earners, nearly half in agriculture and the remainder in government, industry, commerce, and professions; 54% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: 20% of wage labor force

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

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