Argentina



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Argentina People 2008


Population: 40.482 million (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 25.8% (male 5,341,642/female 5,095,325) 15-64 years: 63.5% (male 12,807,458/female 12,884,745) 65 years and over: 10.8% (male 1,784,652/female 2,568,176) (2008 est.)
Median age: total: 29.7 years male: 28.8 years female: 30.8 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate: 1.068% (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 18.11 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: 7.43 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female 15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female 65 years and over: 0.7 male(s)/female total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 11.78 deaths/1,000 live births male: 13.12 deaths/1,000 live births female: 10.37 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 76.36 years male: 73.11 years female: 79.77 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 2.37 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.7% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 130,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 1,500 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A water contact disease: leptospirosis (2008)
Nationality: noun: Argentine(s) adjective: Argentine
Ethnic groups: white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%
Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%
Languages: Spanish (official), Italian, English, German, French
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 97.2% male: 97.2% female: 97.2% (2001 census)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 15 years male: 14 years female: 16 years (2005)
Education expenditures: 3.8% of GDP (2004)

NOTE: The information regarding Argentina on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Argentina People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Argentina People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.