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    Panama People - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 2,425,400 (July 1990), growth rate 2.1% (1990)

      Birth rate: 26 births/1,000 population (1990)

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

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

      Infant mortality rate: 22 deaths/1,000 live births (1990)

      Life expectancy at birth: 72 years male, 76 years female (1990)

      Total fertility rate: 3.1 children born/woman (1990)

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

      Ethnic divisions: 70% mestizo (mixed Indian and European ancestry), 14% West Indian, 10% white, 6% Indian

      Religion: over 93% Roman Catholic, 6% Protestant

      Language: Spanish (official); 14% speak English as native tongue; many Panamanians bilingual

      Literacy: 90%

      Labor force: 770,472 (1987); 27.9% government and community services; 26.2% agriculture, hunting, and fishing; 16% commerce, restaurants, and hotels; 10.5% manufacturing and mining; 5.3% construction; 5.3% transportation and communications; 4.2% finance, insurance, and real estate; 2.4% Canal Zone; shortage of skilled labor, but an oversupply of unskilled labor

      Organized labor: 17% of labor force (1986)

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

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