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    Iran People - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 53,866,523 (July 1989), growth rate 3.4% (1989)

      Birth rate: 44 births/1,000 population (1989)

      Death rate: 10 deaths/1,000 population (1989)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 113 deaths/1,000 live births (1989)

      Life expectancy at birth: 57 years male, 57 years female (1989)

      Total fertility rate: 6.2 children born/woman (1989)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 63% ethnic Persian, 18% Turkic, 13% other Iranian, 3% Kurdish, 3% Arab and other Semitic

      Religion: 93% Shia Muslim; 5% Sunni Muslim; 2% Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Bahai

      Language: Farsi, Turki, Kurdish, Arabic, English, French

      Literacy: 48%

      Labor force: 15,400,000; 33% agriculture, 21% manufacturing; shortage of skilled labor (1988 est.)

      Organized labor: none

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



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