Factbook countries argentina demographics. Let s cover some fast facts about argentina.
Stretching from the andes mountains to the south atlantic coast argentina is a country of ethnic complexities and mysteries.
Argentina ethnicity. In the 2001 census argentina had a population of 36 260 130 inhabitants and preliminary results from the 2010 census census were of 40 117 096 inhabitants. Argentina is a multiethnic society which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic backgrounds argentina is along with other areas of new settlement like the united states canada australia brazil or new zealand a melting pot of different peoples. Argentina is in south.
From pure non mixed whites to some genetic contribution of amerindian blood that is very low in the family. The government of argentina has taken significant formal steps toward the elimination of racial discrimination over the last decade. While argentina has considered itself a crisol de razas or melting pot it has only recently begun to recognize itself as a multicultural multiracial society.
Of that between 65 to 73 of the population is white. Largest cities in argentina city name. Genetics studies have established that argentina has 94 to 97 of european descend.
This article is about the demographic features of argentina including population density ethnicity economic status and other aspects of the population. European mostly spanish and italian descent and mestizo mixed european and amerindian ancestry 97 2 amerindian 2 4 african 0 4 2010 est. Upon the independence of argentina the newborn country had a large territory but was thinly populated and its ethnic composition was largely the same from the colonial era that had lasted from 16th to early 19th centuries in the mid 19th century a large wave of immigration started to arrive due to newly established constitutional policies that encouraged immigration and due to issues in.
The 2019 population density in argentina is 16 people per km 2 42 people per mi 2 calculated on a total land area of 2 736 690 km2 1 056 641 sq. Unlike other ethnic communities in argentina the french are less visible compared to other communities of similar size and this is because of a larger degree of assimilation and absence of significant colonies of french all over the country. Most argentines are descended from several european ethnic groups with more than 55 having italian origins.
Between the 18th and 19th centuries argentina received more than 6 6 million immigrants second only to the united states which helped the country s population double every 20 years. The second most common ethnic origin is spanish. In the mid 19th century a large wave of immigration started to arrive in argentina due to new constitutional policies.
Argentina ranks third in south america in total population and 33rd globally.