E.g., 09/19/2014
E.g., 09/19/2014

Country Resource - Argentina

Argentina

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  • Population......................................................................43,024,374 (July 2014 est.)  
  • Population growth rate .............................................................0.95% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate....................................................16.88 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)  
  • Death rate...................................................7.34 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)  
  • Net migration rate..................................0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups................white (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%

CIA World Factbook

Despite skilled emigration outflows, Argentina consistently attracts new economic migrants from its neighbors in the southern cone of Latin America. Maia Jachimowicz of Princeton University reports.

Recent Activity

Migration from Latin America to the United States and Europe appears to have slowed in the wake of the recent global financial crisis. As Jacqueline Mazza and Eleanor Sohnen of the Inter-American Development Bank report, flows between Latin American countries expanded in the 1990s and are still growing, crisis or not, and some countries are taking a more regional approach to managing migration.

Despite skilled emigration outflows, Argentina consistently attracts new economic migrants from its neighbors in the southern cone of Latin America. Maia Jachimowicz of Princeton University reports.

MPI's Maia Jachimowicz maps out the challenges ahead for Argentina, which is witnessing an outflow of people amidst continuing economic hardships.