Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |Main Index|
  • 1989 INDEX
  • Country Ranks
  • DEFINITIONS
  • geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Guinea People - 1989
    https://theodora.com/wfb1989/guinea/guinea_people.html
    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 7,086,445 (July 1989), growth rate 2.5% (1989)

      Birth rate: 48 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 22 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 149 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 40 years male, 44 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.1 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: Fulani, Malinke, Sousou, 15 smaller tribes

      Religion: 85% Muslim, 5% indigenous beliefs, 1.5% Christian

      Language: French (official); each tribe has its own language

      Literacy: 20% in French; 48% in local languages

      Labor force: 2,400,000 (1983); 82.0% agriculture, 11.0% industry and commerce, 5.4% services; 88,112 civil servants (1987); 52% of population of working age (1985)

      Organized labor: virtually 100% of wage earners loosely affiliated with the National Confederation of Guinean Workers

      NOTE: The information regarding Guinea 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 Guinea People 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea People 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -


    https://theodora.com/wfb1989/guinea/guinea_people.html

    Revised 15-Apr-03
    Copyright © 2003 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    guinea_people