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Argentina: Area and Population

Area, Population and Density

Area (sq km)  2,780,403* 
Population (census results)   
  17–18 November 2001  36,260,130 
  27 October 2010   
    Males  19,523,766 
    Females  20,593,330 
    Total  40,117,096 
Population (at 1 July)   
  2016  43,590,368 
  2017  44,044,811 
  2018§  44,494,502 
Density (per sq km) at 1 July 2018  16.0 
* 1,073,519 sq miles. The figure excludes the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and Antarctic territory claimed by Argentina
 Figures exclude adjustment for underenumeration
 Official estimate
§ Official projection

Population by Age and Sex (official projections at 1 July 2018)

  Males  Females  Total 
0–14 years  5,643,421  5,330,049  10,973,470 
15–64 years  14,122,244  14,416,363  28,538,607 
65 years and over  2,058,707  2,923,718  4,982,425 
Total  21,824,372  22,670,130  44,494,502 

Administrative Divisions (official projections at 1 July 2018)

  Area (sq km)  Population  Density (per sq km)    Capital 
Buenos Aires—City  203  3,068,043  15,113.5     
Buenos Aires—Province  307,571  17,196,396  55.9    La Plata 
Catamarca  102,602  408,152  4.0    San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca 
Chaco  99,633  1,180,477  11.8    Resistencia 
Chubut  224,686  598,380  2.7    Rawson 
Córdoba  165,321  3,683,937  22.3    Córdoba 
Corrientes  88,199  1,101,084  12.5    Corrientes 
Entre Ríos  78,781  1,360,443  17.3    Paraná 
Formosa  72,066  595,129  8.3    Formosa 
Jujuy  53,219  753,891  14.2    San Salvador de Jujuy 
La Pampa  143,440  352,378  2.5    Santa Rosa 
La Rioja  89,680  383,220  4.3    La Rioja 
Mendoza  148,827  1,949,293  13.1    Mendoza 
Misiones  29,801  1,233,177  41.4    Posadas 
Neuquén  94,078  646,784  6.9    Neuquén 
Río Negro  203,013  728,403  3.6    Viedma 
Salta  155,488  1,388,532  8.9    Salta 
San Juan  89,651  764,464  8.5    San Juan 
San Luis  76,748  495,629  6.5    San Luis 
Santa Cruz  243,943  347,593  1.4    Río Gallegos 
Santa Fe  133,007  3,481,514  26.2    Santa Fe 
Santiago del Estero  136,351  958,251  7.0    Santiago del Estero 
Tierra del Fuego  21,571  164,944  7.6    Ushuaia 
Tucumán  22,524  1,654,388  73.5    San Miguel de Tucumán 
Total   2,780,403  44,494,502  16.0     

Principal Localities (population by provincial capital or departamento, official projections at 1 July 2018)

Buenos Aires (capital)  3,068,043*    San Fernando (Chaco)  434,391 
Córdoba  1,438,492    Confluencia (Neuquén)  417,874 
Rosario (Santa Fe)  1,277,164    Corrientes  402,483 
Salta  614,764    Paraná (Entre Ríos)  370,876 
(San Miguel de) Tucumán  597,822    Posadas (Misiones)  363,204 
Santa Fe  573,912    General Roca (Río Negro)   361,612 
* The population of the Greater Buenos Aires agglomeration, including the capital city, was estimated to be 14,087,751. The population of the Province of Buenos Aires, excluding the capital city, was 17,196,396. Principal settlements within the Province of Buenos Aires included La Matanza 2,185,597; La Plata 703,504; General Pueyrredón 650,332; Quilmes 649,480; Lomas de Zamora 643,437; Merlo 591,763; Almirante Brown 590,418; Moreno 524,675; Florencio Varela 500,225; Lanús 462,964; Tigre 447,040; General San Martín 423,877; Esteban Echeverría 358,342; Berazategui 358,262; Avellaneda 354,314; Malvinas Argentinas 353,281; Tres de Febrero 343,961; Morón 319,674; Bahía Blanca 308,982

Births, Marriages and Deaths

  Registered live births  Marriages  Registered deaths 
  Number  Rate (per 1,000)  Number  Rate (per 1,000)  Number  Rate (per 1,000) 
2012  738,318  17.9  131,922  3.2  319,539  7.7 
2013  754,603  17.9  123,810  2.9  326,197  7.7 
2014  777,012  18.2  119,266  2.8  325,539  7.6 
2015  770,040  17.9  118,809  2.8  333,407  7.7 
2016  728,035  16.7  n.a.  n.a.  352,992  8.1 
Sources: Dirección de Estadísticas e Información en Salud (DEIS) and UN, Demographic Yearbook and Population and Vital Statistics Report
Life expectancy (years at birth, WHO estimates): 76.9 (males 73.5; females 80.3) in 2016
Source: WHO, World Health Statistics

Economically Active Population (labour force survey of 31 urban agglomerations, persons aged 10 years and over, 2006)

  Males  Females  Total 
Agriculture, hunting and forestry  59,242  13,640  72,882 
Fishing  8,215  821  9,036 
Mining and quarrying  34,127  5,687  39,814 
Manufacturing  988,343  422,321  1,410,664 
Electricity, gas and water  38,066  5,991  44,057 
Construction  854,764  29,917  884,681 
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods  1,263,477  755,160  2,018,637 
Hotels and restaurants  213,854  166,975  380,829 
Transport, storage and communications  557,431  86,613  644,044 
Financial intermediation  95,938  93,497  189,435 
Real estate, renting and business activities  528,349  281,460  809,809 
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security  444,379  324,337  768,716 
Education  185,900  620,900  806,800 
Health and social work  163,470  426,735  590,205 
Other community, social and personal services  317,127  229,607  546,734 
Private households with employed persons  18,151  778,801  796,952 
Extraterritorial organizations and bodies  2,031  164  2,195 
Sub-total   5,772,864  4,242,626  10,015,490 
Activities not adequately described  13,854  11,161  25,015 
Total employed   5,786,718  4,253,787  10,040,505 
Unemployed  488,935  560,263  1,049,198 
Total labour force   6,275,653  4,814,050  11,089,703 
2016 (labour force survey of 31 agglomerations at October–December, '000 persons aged 10 years and over): Total employed 11,459; Unemployed 937; Total labour force 12,397.; 2017 (labour force survey of 31 agglomerations at October–December, '000 persons aged 10 years and over): Total employed 11,892; Unemployed 926; Total labour force 12,818.

Citation: Area and Population (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 12 December 2018 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.2

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