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    Singapore People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,756,330 (July 1991), growth rate 1.3% (1991)

      Birth rate: 18 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 5 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 8 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 72 years male, 77 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 2.0 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--Singaporean(s), adjective--Singapore

      Ethnic divisions: Chinese 76.4%, Malay 14.9%, Indian 6.4%, other 2.3%

      Religion: majority of Chinese are Buddhists or atheists; Malays are nearly all Muslim (minorities include Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Taoists, Confucianists)

      Language: Chinese, Malay, Tamil, and English (all official); Malay (national)

      Literacy: 88% (male 93%, female 84%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 1,280,000; financial, business, and other services 35.3%, manufacturing 29.0%, commerce 22.8%, construction 6.6%, other 6.3% (1989)

      Organized labor: 210,000; 16.1% of labor force (1989)

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

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