Argentine Culture

Population Statistics

Argentina

Population

44,293,293

[2017 est.]

Language

Spanish [official]

Italian

English

German

French

Indigenous Mapudungun, Quechua

Religion

Roman Catholic Christianity 92%
Protestant Christianity 2%
Jewish 2%
Other 4%

Ethnicity

European – mostly Spanish, Italian or Mestizo [mixed European and Amerindian] ancestry 97.2%
Amerindian 2.4%
African 0.4%

[2010 est.]

Cultural Dimensions

49

46

56

86

20

62

 

Australians with Argentine Ancestry

12,097 
[Census, 2016]

Argentines in Australia

Population

13,345

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Argentina.

Median Age

47

[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 47.7%
Female 52.3%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 57.0%
No Religion 23.5%
Christianity [undefined] 3.2%
Pentecostal Christianity 2.2%
Baptist Christianity 1.9%
Other Religion 8.2%
Not Stated 3.5%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Italian 27.2%
Argentinian 25.6%
Spanish 20.9%
German 3.7%
Other Ancestry 22.6%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Spanish 76.4%
English 18.1%
Italian 2.9%
Other Languages 2.1%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 90.9% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 46.8%
Victoria 30.0%
Queensland 11.3%
Western Australia 5.8%
Other 6.1%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 76.8%
2007 - 2011 7.1%
2011 - 2016 13.9%

[Census, 2016]

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