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Argentina demographics

Argentina demographics

Population:
36,955,182 (July 2000 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 27% (male 5,061,588; female 4,827,582)
15-64 years: 63% (male 11,625,574; female 11,613,358)
65 years and over: 10% (male 1,582,861; female 2,244,219) (2000 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.16% (2000 est.)

Birth rate:
18.59 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Death rate:
7.59 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Net migration rate:
0.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.71 male(s)/female
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Infant mortality rate
:
18.31 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)

Life expectancy at birth
:
total population: 75.05 years male: 71.67 years female: 78.61 years (2000 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.47 children born/woman (2000 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Argentine(s)

Argentine Ethnic groups:
white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%,
mestizo, Amerindian, or other nonwhite groups 3%

Religions:
nominally Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% practicing),
Protestant 2%,
Jewish 2%,
other 4%

Languages:
Spanish (official),
English,
Italian,
German,
French

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write

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