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    Malawi People 1998
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb1998/malawi/malawi_people.html
    SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 9,840,474 (July 1998 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 46% (male 2,249,108; female 2,228,934)
      15-64 years: 52% (male 2,512,768; female 2,584,516)
      65 years and over: 2% (male 111,089; female 154,059) (July 1998 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.66% (1998 est.)

      Birth rate 40.22 births/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Death rate 23.68 deaths/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1998 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female (1998 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 133.77 deaths/1,000 live births (1998 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 36.59 years
      male: 36.64 years
      female: 36.54 years (1998 est.)

      Total fertility rate 5.62 children born/woman (1998 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Malawian(s)
      adjective: Malawian

      Ethnic groups Chewa, Nyanja, Tumbuko, Yao, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, European

      Religions Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, traditional indigenous beliefs

      Languages English (official), Chichewa (official), other languages important regionally

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 56.4%
      male: 71.9%
      female: 41.8% (1995 est.)

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

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