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    Moldova People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 4,457,206 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 26% (male 580,839; female 560,784)
      15-64 years: 65% (male 1,384,380; female 1,503,831)
      65 years and over: 9% (male 158,886; female 268,486) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate -0.02% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 14.32 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 12.33 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate -2.15 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.92 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.59 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.91 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 43.9 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 64.25 years
      male : 59.46 years
      female: 69.29 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 1.89 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Moldovan(s)
      adjective: Moldovan

      Ethnic groups Moldavian/Romanian 64.5%, Ukrainian 13.8%, Russian 13%, Gagauz 3.5%,Jewish 1.5%, Bulgarian 2%, other 1.7% (1989 figures)
      note : internal disputes with ethnic Russians and Ukrainians in the Nistruregion and Gagauz Turks in the south

      Religions Eastern Orthodox 98.5%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist (only about 1,000 members)(1991)
      note: the large majority of churchgoers are ethnic Moldavian

      Languages Moldovan (official, virtually the same as the Romanian language), Russian,Gagauz (a Turkish dialect)

      Literacy
      definition : age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 96%
      male: 99%
      female: 94% (1989 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Moldova 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 Moldova People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Moldova People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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