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    Macau People - 1990

      Population: 441,691 (July 1990), growth rate 1.1% (1990)

      Birth rate: 16 births/1,000 population (1990)

      Death rate: 5 deaths/1,000 population (1990)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 7 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 75 years male, 79 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 2.2 children born/woman (1990)

      Nationality: noun--Macanese (sing. and pl.); adjective--Macau

      Ethnic divisions: 95% Chinese, 3% Portuguese, 2% other

      Religion: mainly Buddhist; 17,000 Roman Catholics, of whom about half are Chinese

      Language: Portuguese (official); Cantonese is the language of commerce

      Literacy: almost 100% among Portuguese and Macanese; no data on Chinese population

      Labor force: 180,000 (1986)

      Organized labor: none

      NOTE: The information regarding Macau 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 Macau People 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Macau People 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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