The Demographic Results Of South America


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The Demographic Results Of South America

  1. 1. The demographic result of South America The first step for the analyze of South America is de D of demographic. This is about the density of population, geographic marks and differences and about the infrastructure. Chile The official name of Chile is Républiva de Chile. The form of government is a republic and is controlled by Michelle Bachelet. The whole area of the country is 756.626 km2 , if you will compromise this with the Netherlands Chile is 18,2x bigger than that little land. The capitol is Santiago. In 2006 there were 16,4 million inhabitants. The population of Chile grows every year with 1,1 percent, this is concluded by a research over the years 2002-2006. It is expected that the population will be reach to 20.2 million by 2050. The Chilean population consist of White and White-mestizos people, this segment is a mixed races between colonial Spanishin. There are some different languages in Chile; Spanish, Quechua, Aymará, Mapudungun and Rapa Nui. But the first spoken language is Spanish. The most people in Chile are catholic, more than 89 percent of them. 11 percent of the inhabitants are protestant. The church and the sate are officially separate In Chile came many people over the last 150 years. So they have a mixed identity: from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and of course Chile. Many families arrived from Spain and out the south of France. Colombia The official name of Colombia is República de Colombia. The form of the government is a presidential republic and is controlled by President Alvora Uribe Vélez. Colombia is the third most populous country in South America. On the first and second place are Brazil and Mexico. The whole area of the country is 1.141.748 km2 , if you will compromise this with the Netherlands Colombia is 28x bigger than that little land. The capitol is Bogotá. In 2006 there were 46,3 million inhabitants. The population of Colombia grows every year with 1,6 percent. It is expected that the population of the country will be grow to 50,7 million people by 2015. In 2005 30 percent of the population were under the 15 years old and there was a percentage of 5,1 about the people over the 65. The majority of the population in Colombia is mestizo, or of mixed European and Amerindian ancenstry, 57 percent. There are also people of other races; European ancestry only, mulatto (this is a mixed European and black African ancestry), black African ancestry only, zambo ( this is a mixed Amerindian and black African
  2. 2. ancestry and pure indigenous Amerindians. You can concluded that this is a society with one of the greatest mixed population. The language that is used in Colombia is Spanish, mostly an accent; Colombian Spanish. In fact there in total 101 languages through all the ectnic. 80 of this languages are living languages. One of the well- knowed language is the Quechua language, spoken by descendants of the Inca empire. At this moment more than 500.000 speaks one of the languages. More than 95 percent of the population is Christan. The majority of Colombia, between the 81 and 90 percent, is Roman Catholic. One fact is that the inhabitants of Colombia don’t practice their faith actively. Ecuador Ecuador is a country in South America. Quitio is the capital of this country. The population of Ecuador is ethnically diverse. The largest group in 2007 is the Mestizos. This is a group mixed of Spanish colonist and indigenous Indians, 55 percent of the population. The majority of Ecuadorians live in the central provinces inland in the Andes mountains, of along the Pacific coast. In the capital of Ecuador live almost 1,5 million people. The biggest city is Guayaquil with more than 2 million people. The other cities have a population around the 200.000 people. Just like as in all the other countries of South America the most of the Ecuadorians are Roman Catholic, like 95 percent. 4 percent of the inhabitant are Protestants.