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    Belgium People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 9,921,910 (July 1991), growth rate 0.1% (1991)

      Birth rate: 12 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 11 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: 0 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 6 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 74 years male, 81 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 1.6 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: Fleming 55%, Walloon 33%, mixed or other 12%

      Religion: Roman Catholic 75%, remainder Protestant or other

      Language: Flemish (Dutch) 56%, French 32%, German 1%; legally bilingual 11%; divided along ethnic lines

      Literacy: 99% (male NA%, female NA%) age 15 and over can read and write (1980 est.)

      Labor force: 4,200,000; services 69%, industry 28%, agriculture 3% (1988)

      Organized labor: 70% of labor force

      NOTE: The information regarding Belgium on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belgium People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belgium People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.



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