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    Iraq People - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 18,781,770 (July 1990), growth rate 3.9% (1990)

      Birth rate: 46 births/1,000 population (1990)

      Death rate: 7 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrants/1,000 population (1990)

      Infant mortality rate: 67 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 66 years male, 68 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 7.3 children born/woman (1990)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 75-80% Arab, 15-20% Kurdish, 5% Turkoman, Assyrian or other

      Religion: 97% Muslim (60-65% Shia, 32-37% Sunni), 3% Christian or other

      Language: Arabic (official), Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Assyrian, Armenian

      Literacy: 55-65% (1989 est.)

      Labor force: 3,400,000 (1984); 39% services, 33% agriculture, 28% industry, severe labor shortage (1987); expatriate labor force about 1,000,000 (1989)

      Organized labor: less than 10% of the labor force

      NOTE: The information regarding Iraq on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iraq People 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq People 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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