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    Lebanon People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 3,384,626 (July 1991), growth rate 1.4% (1991)

      Birth rate: 28 births/1,000 population (1991)

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

      Net migration rate: - 7 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 48 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 66 years male, 71 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 3.6 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--Lebanese (sing., pl.); adjective--Lebanese

      Ethnic divisions: Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%

      Religion: Islam 75%, Christian 25%, Judaism NEGL%; 17 legally recognized sects--4 Orthodox Christian (Armenian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Nestorean, Syriac Orthodox), 7 Uniate Christian (Armenian Catholic, Caldean, Greek Catholic, Maronite, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Syrian Catholic), 5 Islam (Alawite or Nusayri, Druze, Ismailite, Shia, Sunni), and 1 Jewish

      Language: Arabic and French (both official); Armenian, English

      Literacy: 80% (male 88%, female 73%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 650,000; industry, commerce, and services 79%, agriculture 11%, goverment 10% (1985)

      Organized labor: 250,000 members (est.)

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

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