Mexican Culture

Population Statistics

Mexico

Population

124,574,795

[July 2017 est.]

Language

Spanish [de facto national language]

Over 60 indigenous languages including Nahuatl, Yucatec Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec, Tzeltal Maya, Tzotzil Maya and Otomi.

Religion

Catholic Christianity 82.72%
Evangelical Christianity 6.74%
No Religion 4.68%
Unspecified 2.72%
Jehovah's Witness 1.39%
Protestant Christianity 0.74%
Other 1.02%

[Census, 2010]

Ethnicity

Mestizo 64.3%

Mexican White

15.0%
Detribalised Amerindian 10.5%
Other Amerindian 7.5%
Arab 1.0%
Mexican black 0.5%
Other 1.2%

Mexico does not collect census data on . All figures above are estimates.

[Encyclopedia Britannica, 2010]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Mexican Ancestry

7,414 
[Census, 2016]

Mexicans in Australia

Population

4,872

[Census, 2016]

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

Median Age

34

[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 47.8%
Female 52.2%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 55.5%
No Religion 28.7%
Christianity [undefined] 2.8%
Pentecostal Christianity 1.8%
Baptist Christianity 1.2%
Other Religion 6.4%
Not Stated 3.3%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Mexican 60.5%
Spanish 15.2%
English 2.8%
Australian 2.3%
Other Ancestry 19.2%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Spanish 82.2%
English 15.1%
Other 1.9%
Not stated 3.9%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 95.6% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 35.0%
Victoria 30.3%
Queensland 15.6%
Western Australia 7.4%
Other 12.0%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 30.8%
2007 - 2011 27.6%
2012 - 2016 38.8%

[Census, 2016]

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