According to the last census, what is the total population of Argentina?
According to the 2010 census, the total population for the national territory is 40,117,096 inhabitants. The most populated areas are the Pampa and Metropolitan areas with 66.3% of the total country.
For detailed information, please visit the 2010 Census web page.
How many national censuses have been carried out and when were the carried out?
|1869||Domingo F. Sarmiento||First Census of the Argentine Republic||Population||3 days||1,830,214|
|1895||José Evaristo Uriburu||Second Census of the Argentine Republic||Population, Agriculture, Industry||1 day||4,044,911|
|1914||Roque Sáenz Peña||Third National Census||1 day||7,903,662|
|1947||Juan Domingo Perón||Fourth General Census of the Nation||Population, Agriculture, Industry||3 days||15,893,827|
|1960||Arturo Frondizi||National Census of Population, Housing, and Agriculture||Population,Housing, Agriculture||1 day||20,013,793|
|1970||Roberto Marcelo Levingston(de facto)||National Census of Population, Families, and Housing||Population, Families, Housing||1 day||23,364,431|
|1980||Jorge Rafael Videla(de facto)||National Census of Population and Housing||Population, Housing||1 day||27,949,480|
|1991||Carlos Saúl Menem||National Census of Population and Housing||Population, Households, Housing||1 day||32,615,528|
|2001||Fernando de la Rúa||National Census of Population, Households, and Housing||Population, Households, Housing||2 days||36,260,130|
|2010||Cristina Fernández de Kirchner||National Census of Population, Households, and Housing||Population, Households, Housing||1 day||40,117,096|
What questions were asked in the last census?
The questions contained in the forms may be downloaded here:
Basic questionnaire for private dwellings
Extended questionnaire for private dwellings
Questionnaire for collective dwellings
The 2010 Census included questions about disability, indigenous peoples, and technological home equipment. It also added new subjects such as people of African descent and computer.
Which is the area of the country and its provinces?
|Total of the country (1)||3,761,274|
|City of Buenos Aires||200|
|24 Districts of Greater Buenos Aires (2)||3,680|
|Outside Greater Buenos Aires (3)||303,891|
|Santiago del Estero||136,351|
|Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur||1,022,445|
(1) American continent 791,810 km² (including the Islas Malvinas: 11,410 km²); Antarctic continent 965,597 km² (including the Islas Orcadas del Sur: 750 km²); and the Islas Australes 3,867 km² (Georgias del Sur: 3,560 km² and Sandwich del Sur: 307 km²).
(2) Includes the following 24 districts of the Province of Buenos Aires: Almirante Brown, Avellaneda, Berazategui, Esteban Echeverría, Ezeiza, Florencio Varela, General San Martín, Hurlingham, Ituzaingó, José C. Paz, La Matanza, Lanús, Lomas de Zamora, Malvinas Argentinas, Merlo, Moreno, Morón, Quilmes, San Fernando, San Isidro, San Miguel, Tigre, Tres de Febrero and Vicente López.
(3) Includes the remaining 111 districts.
Note: neither the Argentine swath of ocean of 200 nautical miles that correspond to the South Atlantic Ocean nor the waters of the Río de la Plata are included in the total area of the country.
Source: National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC). National Geographic Institute (IGN, in its Spanish acronym).
What is Greater Buenos Aires?
The Greater Buenos Aires area comprises the City of Buenos Aires and the districts of Greater Buenos Aires (in the administrative sense, that is, 24 complete districts). For more information, please read the following document.
Where can I find more information?
At the Statistical Services Center: Julio A. Roca 609 in the City of Buenos Aires, from 9.30 to 16.00. There you can find a library at your disposal with INDEC historical documentation and a huge amount of sources of national and international statistical information.
How many zeroes have been removed from the national currency?
Evolution of the Argentine currency with reference to the peso
|To||31-12-1969||peso moneda nacional||m$n 10.000.000.000.000|
|To||31-05-1983||peso ley 18.888||$ley 100.000.000.000|
|To||14-06-1985||peso argentino||$a 10.000.000|
Where can I find data related to the Reference Stabilization Coefficient (CER, in its Spanish acronym)?
This coefficient is elaborated by the Argentine Central Bank. Information may be requested at (+54 11) 4348-3500 or at the following website: www.bcra.gov.ar, under the title "Publicaciones y estadísticas", subtitle "Monetarias y Financieras"