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    Cote d'Ivoire People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 14,986,218 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years : 47% (male 3,537,190; female 3,496,749)
      15-64 years: 51% (male 3,927,687; female 3,700,468)
      65 years and over: 2% (male 165,544; female 158,580) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.35% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 42.43 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 17.11 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate -1.85 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)
      note : since 1989, over 350,000 refugees have fled to Cote d'Ivoire to escapethe civil war in Liberia

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years : 1.06 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.04 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 99.7 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 44.81 years
      male : 43.63 years
      female: 46.03 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 6.06 children born/woman (1997 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 indigenous 25%, Muslim 60%, Christian 12%

      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 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cote d'Ivoire People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cote d'Ivoire People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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