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    New Caledonia People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 171,559 (July 1991), growth rate 1.9% (1991)

      Birth rate: 23 births/1,000 population (1991)

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

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

      Infant mortality rate: 17 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 69 years male, 76 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 2.8 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--New Caledonian(s); adjective--New Caledonian

      Ethnic divisions: Melanesian 42.5%, European 37.1%, Wallisian 8.4%, Polynesian 3.8%, Indonesian 3.6%, Vietnamese 1.6%, other 3.0%

      Religion: Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%

      Language: French; 28 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects

      Literacy: 91% (male 91%, female 90%) age 15 and over can read and write (1976)

      Labor force: 50,469; foreign workers for plantations and mines from Wallis and Futuna, Vanuatu, and French Polynesia (1980 est.)

      Organized labor: NA

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

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