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Latin America
(1,744 words)

Demographics

Population

664,474,000

Population density

32/sq. km (84/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.99% (per 1,000: births 15.16, deaths 6.28)

Under 15 years

24%

Urban dwellers

81% (1.18% p.a.)

Largest city

São Paulo, Brazil (22,043,000)

Largest language

Spanish (55%)

Largest people

Latin American Mestizo (28%)

Socioeconomics

Development Index (max 100)

75.4

Corruption Index (max 100)

66

Income per capita (US$)

$14,499

Education

59%

Adult literacy

93%

Internet users

57%

Health

Physician…

Cite this page
“Latin America”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_01LAT>
First published online: 2020



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