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    Cote d'Ivoire People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/cote_divoire/cote_divoire_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 15,446,231 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 47% (male 3,629,286; female 3,590,782)
      15-64 years: 51% (male 4,049,355; female 3,842,508)
      65 years and over: 2% (male 170,120; female 164,180) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.41% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 42.15 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 16.12 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.96 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)
      note: of the more than 350,000 refugees that fled to Cote d'Ivoire since 1989 to escape the civil war in Liberia, only about 210,000 remained in Cote d'Ivoire according to a 1997 census

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.03 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 95.95 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 46.24 years
      male: 44.73 years
      female: 47.8 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 5.97 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Ivorian(s)
      adjective: Ivorian

      Ethnic groups Baoule 23%, Bete 18%, Senoufou 15%, Malinke 11%, Agni, foreign Africans (mostly Burkinabe and Malians, about 3 million), non-Africans 130,000 to 330,000 (French 30,000 and Lebanese 100,000 to 300,000)

      Religions Muslim 60%, Christian 12%, indigenous 25% (some of these are also numbered among the Christians and Muslims)

      Languages French (official), 60 native dialects with Dioula the most widely spoken

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 40.1%
      male: 49.9%
      female: 30% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Cote d'Ivoire on this page is re-published from the 1998 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cote d'Ivoire People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cote d'Ivoire People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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