Demographics of Chile

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Demographic features of the population of Chile include population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

Chile has a population of approximately 17 million people. About 85% are urban-dwelling, roughly half of which (approx. 7.0 million people) are densely concentrated in Greater Santiago. The population growth is amongst the lowest in Latin America, at around 0.97%, and comes in third only to Uruguay and Cuba. The country's population is expected to reach 20 million between 2035 and 2040, and 20.2 million by 2050.[1]

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Origins

Ethnic structure

Studies on the ethnic structure of Chile are non-conclusive and might vary significantly from one study to the next.

UNAM professor of Latin American studies, Francisco Lizcano, believes Chile has an estimated 52.7% of European descent, with mestizos estimated at 44%.[2]

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