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    Jordan People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 3,412,553 (July 1991), growth rate 4.2% (1991)

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

      Death rate: 5 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

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

      Infant mortality rate: 38 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 70 years male, 73 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 7.1 children born/woman (1991)

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

      Ethnic divisions: Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%

      Religion: Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 8%

      Language: Arabic (official); English widely understood among upper and middle classes

      Literacy: 80% (male 89%, female 70%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 572,000 (1988); agriculture 20%, manufacturing and mining 20% (1987 est.)

      Organized labor: about 10% of labor force

      Note: 1.5-1.7 million Palestinians live on the East Bank (55-60% of the population), most are Jordanian citizens

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

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