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    Iraq People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 19,524,718 (July 1991), growth rate 3.9% (1991)

      Birth rate: 46 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 7 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 66 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 66 years male, 68 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 7.2 children born/woman (1991)

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

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

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

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

      Literacy: 60% (male 70%, female 49%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 4,400,000 (1989); services 48%, agriculture 30%, industry 22%, severe labor shortage; expatriate labor force about 1,600,000 (July 1990)

      Organized labor: less than 10% of the labor force

      NOTE: The information regarding Iraq 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 Iraq People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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