Argentine Culture

Dates of Significance

  • New Year’s Day (1st of January)
  • Carnival (First Monday and Tuesday of March)
  • Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (24th of March)
  • Day of the Veterans and the Fallen in Malvinas War (2nd of April)
  • Labour Day (1st of May)
  • Anniversary of the 1810 Revolution (25th of May)
  • National Flag Day (20th of June)
  • Independence Day (9th of July)
  • Anniversary of the Death of General Jose de San Martin (17th of August)
  • Señor y Virgen del Milagro (13th-15th of September)
  • Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity (12th of October)
  • Day of the Immaculate Conception (8th of December)
  • Christmas Day (25th of December)
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Argentina
  • Population
    44,293,293
    [2017 est.]
  • Languages
    Spanish (official)
    Italian
    English
    German
    French
    Indigenous (Mapudungun, Quechua)
  • Religions
    Roman Catholic Christianity (92%)
    Protestant Christianity (2%)
    Jewish (2%)
    Other (4%)
  • Ethnicities
    European (mostly Spanish and Italian descent) and 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 [2016 census]
Argentine in Australia
  • Population
    13,345
    [2016 est.]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Argentina.
  • Average Age
    47
  • Gender
    Male (47.9%)
    Female (52.1%)
  • Religion
    Catholic Christianity (62.5%)
    Christian [nfd] (3.3%)
    Other (14.8%)
    No Religion (16.3%)
    Not stated (3.1%)
  • Ancestry
    Argentinian (30.1%)
    Italian (23.3%)
    Spanish (20.6%)
    South American (3.2%)
    Other (22.7%)
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Spanish (74.1%)
    English (19.0%)
    Italian (4.3%)
    Other (2.1%)
    Not stated (0.6%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 89.6% speak English fluently.
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (47.9%)
    Victoria (30.4%)
    Queensland (10.2%)
    Western Australia (5.2%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (78.8%)
    2001-2006 (10.5%)
    2007-2011 (8.1%)
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