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People of Turkmenistan
Population (2003 est.): 5 million.
Annual growth rate (2003 est.): 1.82%.
Ethnic groups: Turkmen 85%, Uzbek 5%, Russian 4%, other 6%.
Religions: Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2%.
Languages: Turkmen 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%.
Work force (1996 est.): 2.34 million.