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    Jordan People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,955,660 (July 1989), growth rate 3.6% (1989)

      Birth rate: 42 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 6 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrants/1,000 population (1989)

      Infant mortality rate: 55 deaths/1,000 live births (July 1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 67 years male, 71 years female (July 1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.5 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 98% Arab, 1% Circassian, 1% Armenian

      Religion: 92% Sunni Muslim, 8% Christian

      Language: Arabic (official); English widely understood among upper and middle classes

      Literacy: 71% (est.)

      Labor force: 550,000; 20% agriculture, 20% manufacturing and mining (1987 est.)

      Organized labor: about 10% of labor force

      Note: 1.3-1.6 million Palestinians live on the East Bank (55-60% of the population), most are Jordanian citizens

      NOTE: The information regarding Jordan on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jordan People 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan People 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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