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    Malta People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/malta/malta_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 379,563 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 21% (male 40,655; female 38,425)
      15-64 years: 68% (male 128,958; female 127,391)
      65 years and over: 11% (male 18,629; female 25,505) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 0.58% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 11.73 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 7.35 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 1.45 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.73 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 7.57 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 77.6 years
      male: 75.3 years
      female: 80.05 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 1.73 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Maltese (singular and plural)
      adjective: Maltese

      Ethnic groups Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians, with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)

      Religions Roman Catholic 98%

      Languages Maltese (official), English (official)

      Literacy
      definition: age 10 and over can read and write
      total population: 88%
      male: 88%
      female: 88% (1985)

      NOTE: The information regarding Malta 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 Malta People 1998 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Malta People 1998 should be addressed to the CIA.

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