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    Tanzania People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 29,460,753 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 45% (male 6,597,703; female 6,638,333)
      15-64 years: 52% (male 7,496,133; female 7,868,581)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 399,747; female 460,256) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.6% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 40.92 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 19.84 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate -5.09 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.87 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 104.8 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 41.71 years
      male: 40.34 years
      female: 43.13 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 5.58 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun : Tanzanian(s)
      adjective: Tanzanian

      Ethnic groups mainland - native African 99% (of which 95% are Bantu consisting ofmore than 130 tribes), other 1% (consisting of Asian, European, and Arab)
      note: Zanzibar - Arab, native African, mixed Arab and native African

      Religions mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20%
      note: Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim

      Languages Kiswahili or Swahili (official), Kiunguju (name for Swahili in Zanzibar),English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many local languages
      note : Kiswahili (Swahili) is the mother tongue of Bantu people living in Zanzibarand nearby coastal Tanzania; although Kiswahili is Bantu in structure andorigin, its vocabulary draws on a variety of sources, including Arabic andEnglish, and it has become the lingua franca of central and eastern Africa; the first language of most people is one of the local languages

      Literacy
      definition : age 15 and over can read and write Kiswahili (Swahili), English, orArabic
      total population: 67.8%
      male: 79.4%
      female: 56.8% (1995 est.)

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

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