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    Mali People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 8,338,542 (July 1991), growth rate 2.4% (1991)

      Birth rate: 51 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 21 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 114 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 45 years male, 47 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 7.0 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: Mande (Bambara, Malinke, Sarakole) 50%, Peul 17%, Voltaic 12%, Songhai 6%, Tuareg and Moor 5%, other 10%

      Religion: Muslim 90%, indigenous beliefs 9%, Christian 1%

      Language: French (official); Bambara spoken by about 80% of the population; numerous African languages

      Literacy: 32% (male 41%, female 24%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 2,666,000 (1986 est.); agriculture 80%, services 19%, industry and commerce 1% (1981); 50% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: National Union of Malian Workers (UNTM) is umbrella organization for over 13 national unions

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

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