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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 (official projections at mid-year)   
  2018  44,494,502 
  2019  44,938,712 
  2020  45,376,763 
Density (per sq km) at 1 July 2020  16.3 
* 1,073,519 sq miles. The figure excludes the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and Antarctic territory claimed by Argentina
 Figures exclude adjustment for underenumeration

Population by Age and Sex (official projections at mid–2020)

  Males  Females  Total 
0–14 years  5,684,281  5,363,384  11,047,665 
15–64 years  14,423,418  14,677,958  29,101,376 
65 years and over  2,165,433  3,062,289  5,227,722 
Total  22,273,132  23,103,631  45,376,763 

Administrative Divisions (official projections at mid–2020)

  Area (sq km)  Population  Density (per sq km)    Capital 
Buenos Aires—City  203  3,075,646  15,151.0     
Buenos Aires—Province  307,571  17,541,141  57.0    La Plata 
Catamarca  102,602  415,438  4.0    San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca 
Chaco  99,633  1,204,541  12.1    Resistencia 
Chubut  224,686  618,994  2.8    Rawson 
Córdoba  165,321  3,760,450  22.7    Córdoba 
Corrientes  88,199  1,120,801  12.7    Corrientes 
Entre Ríos  78,781  1,385,961  17.6    Paraná 
Formosa  72,066  605,193  8.4    Formosa 
Jujuy  53,219  770,881  14.5    San Salvador de Jujuy 
La Pampa  143,440  358,428  2.5    Santa Rosa 
La Rioja  89,680  393,531  4.4    La Rioja 
Mendoza  148,827  1,990,338  13.4    Mendoza 
Misiones  29,801  1,261,294  42.3    Posadas 
Neuquén  94,078  664,057  7.1    Neuquén 
Río Negro  203,013  747,610  3.7    Viedma 
Salta  155,488  1,424,397  9.2    Salta 
San Juan  89,651  781,217  8.7    San Juan 
San Luis  76,748  508,328  6.6    San Luis 
Santa Cruz  243,943  365,698  1.5    Río Gallegos 
Santa Fe  133,007  3,536,418  26.6    Santa Fe 
Santiago del Estero  136,351  978,313  7.2    Santiago del Estero 
Tierra del Fuego  21,571  173,432  8.0    Ushuaia 
Tucumán  22,524  1,694,656  75.2    San Miguel de Tucumán 
Total   2,780,403  45,376,763  16.3     

Principal Localities (population by provincial capital or departamento, official projections at mid-2020)

Buenos Aires (capital)  3,075,646*    San Fernando (Chaco)  442,642 
Córdoba  1,453,684    Confluencia (Neuquén)  426,804 
Rosario (Santa Fe)  1,291,010    Corrientes  410,878 
Salta  631,058    Paraná (Entre Ríos)  376,912 
(San Miguel de) Tucumán  605,767    Posadas (Misiones)  371,424 
Santa Fe  583,368    General Roca (Río Negro)   370,245 
* The population of the Greater Buenos Aires agglomeration, including the capital city, was estimated to be 14,339,750. The population of the Province of Buenos Aires, excluding the capital city, was 17,541,141. Principal settlements within the Province of Buenos Aires included La Matanza 2,281,194; La Plata 708,733; Quilmes 664,783; General Pueyrredón 656,456; Lomas de Zamora 648,312; Merlo 606,413; Almirante Brown 597,969; Moreno 541,691; Florencio Varela 517,082; Tigre 462,998; Lanús 462,827; General San Martín 425,265; Esteban Echeverría 370,900; Berazategui 365,771; Malvinas Argentinas 359,953; Avellaneda 356,392; Tres de Febrero 344,067; Morón 318,632; Bahía Blanca 310,095

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) 
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  119,334  2.7  352,992  8.1 
2017  704,609  16.0  127,378  2.9  341,688  7.8 
2018  685,394  15.4  124,218  2.8  336,823  7.6 
Sources: Dirección de Estadísticas e Información en Salud (DEIS) and UN, Demographic Yearbook and Population and Vital Statistics Report
Life expectancy (years at birth, estimates): 76.5 (males 73.1; females 79.9) in 2018
Source: World Bank, World Development Indicators database

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 
2018 (labour force survey of 31 agglomerations at October–December, '000 persons aged 10 years and over): Total employed 11,793; Unemployed 1,185; Total labour force 12,978.

Citation: Area and Population (Argentina), in Europa World online. London, Routledge. Retrieved 24 September 2020 from http://www.europaworld.com/pub/entry/ar.ss.2

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