Of the just over 40 million Argentines, 4.5% are foreigners, according to the latest census, and the most numerous community is made up of over half a million from neighbouring Paraguay.
Argentina has a population of 40.117.096, according to the definitive facts of the 2010 National Population and Home census released by the country’s national statistics and census bureau, Indec.
The Brazilian population grew by 1.62 million between 2010 and 2011 according to the latest data from the country’s Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE, which means that on July first the total number of inhabitants was 192.37 million.
The population of the European Union reached 502.5 million on 1 January 2011 according to data provided by the statistical office of the European Union. This is one million and a half more than a year ago.
The United Nations marked on Monday July 11, World Population Day, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressing that ending global poverty and inequality was the key to unleashing the great human potential for prosperity and peaceful coexistence.
Brazil’s population reached 190.7 million according to primary data collected from the 2010 demographic census and released Friday by the Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE. The census also showed that almost 10% of the population is illiterate.
Brazil, the country with most territory in Latin America also has the largest population, almost 186 million according to preliminary figures from the latest census, released by the Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE.
The province of Buenos Aires has the largest population of Argentina having increased 9.9% in the last nine years and reaching 15.2 million according to the preliminary results form the country’s national census.
The population in the European Union (EU) rose to over 500 million this year, official figures released by the EU statistics office Eurostat on Tuesday showed.