The Demographics of Chile<br />By,<br />Jordan Cua<br />
Population<br />2002 census reported a population of 15,116,435<br />Since 1990, the birth rate has been in a gradual decl...
Population (cont.)<br />85% of the population lives in urban areas, 40% live in Greater Santiago (5.6 million).<br />Chile...
Mapuche 4%
Other 0.6% (according to 2002 census)</li></li></ul><li>Religion<br />The Chilean Constitution allows/provides freedom of ...
Religion (cont.)<br />Roman Catholic 70%<br />Evangelical 15.1%<br />Jehovah’s Witness 1.1%<br />Other Christian 1%<br />O...
Language <br />Spanish spoken in Chile is distinctively accented and unlike that of neighboring countries.<br />Accent var...
Language (cont.)<br />List of languages spoken throughout the country:<br /><ul><li>Spanish (Official)
Mapudungun
German
English</li></li></ul><li>Largest Cities <br />Santiago: 5,428,590<br />Great Valparaiso: 803,683<br />Greater Concepcion:...
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  1. 1. The Demographics of Chile<br />By,<br />Jordan Cua<br />
  2. 2. Population<br />2002 census reported a population of 15,116,435<br />Since 1990, the birth rate has been in a gradual decline.<br />By 2050, the population is expected to increase to approximately 20,200,000.<br />
  3. 3. Population (cont.)<br />85% of the population lives in urban areas, 40% live in Greater Santiago (5.6 million).<br />Chile is known as a multiethnic society<br /><ul><li>White/Amerindian 95.4%
  4. 4. Mapuche 4%
  5. 5. Other 0.6% (according to 2002 census)</li></li></ul><li>Religion<br />The Chilean Constitution allows/provides freedom of religion, and other laws and policies contribute to free practice of religion.<br />1999 brought a law on religion that prohibits religious discrimination.<br />Government observed religious holidays: Christmas, Good Friday, the Feast of the Virgin of Carmen, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Feast of the Assumption, All Saints’ Day, and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. <br />
  6. 6. Religion (cont.)<br />Roman Catholic 70%<br />Evangelical 15.1%<br />Jehovah’s Witness 1.1%<br />Other Christian 1%<br />Other 4.6%<br />Non 8.3 %<br />(According to 2002 census)<br />
  7. 7. Language <br />Spanish spoken in Chile is distinctively accented and unlike that of neighboring countries.<br />Accent varies throughout the <br /> country depending on where one<br /> might live<br />Small amount of Chileans speak<br /> the German language, mostly <br /> as a second language.<br />English is now mandatory <br /> requirement in schools from<br /> 5th grade up.<br />
  8. 8. Language (cont.)<br />List of languages spoken throughout the country:<br /><ul><li>Spanish (Official)
  9. 9. Mapudungun
  10. 10. German
  11. 11. English</li></li></ul><li>Largest Cities <br />Santiago: 5,428,590<br />Great Valparaiso: 803,683<br />Greater Concepcion: 666,381<br />Greater La Serena: 296,253<br />Antofagasta: 285,255<br />
  12. 12. Largest Cities (cont.)<br />6. Greater Temuco : 260,878<br />7. Rancagua Conurbation: 236,363<br />8. Iquique: 216,419<br />9. Talca: 191,154<br />10. Arica: 175,441<br />
  13. 13. Sources<br />https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/chile<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chile#Demographics<br />http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/214/203ak.jpg/sr=1<br />http://gosouthamerica.about.com/od/holidaysinchile/Fiestas_and_Holidays_in_Chile.htm<br />http://www.indexmundi.com/chile/demographics_profile.html<br />
  14. 14. Sources (cont.)<br />http://www.mapsofworld.com/cities/chile/santiago/holidays.html<br />http://www.chipsites.com/ww/chile_culture_101.html<br />http://www.chile-attractions.com/chilean-people.html<br />

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