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People of Moldova
Nationality: Noun--Moldovan(s). Adjective--Moldovan.
Population (1989 census): 4.28 million.
Population growth rate: -0.3% (est.).
Ethnic groups (1989 est.): Moldovan/Romanian (65%), Ukrainian (13.8%), Russian (13%), Gagauz (3.5%), Jewish (1.5%), Bulgarian (2%), other (1.7%).
Main religions: Eastern Orthodox (98%), Jewish, Baptist.
Languages: Romanian (official), Russian, Gagauz.
Health: Infant mortality rate--44/1,000. Life expectancy--67 years.
Work force (2 million): Agriculture--35%; industry--20%; other--45%.