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Presentation of Ecuador : Demography

Total Population:
17,643,060
Natural Increase:
1.5%
Urban Population:
64.2%
Density:
71 Inhabitants/km²
Medium Age:
24.0 Years
Life Expectancy in Years :
Men: 74.3 And Women: 79.8
Labour Force
8,019,239 (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2020)
Rate of Activity :
71.0% (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2019)
Ethnic Origins:
Mestizos represent 72% of the total population of Ecuador, Amerindians 7%, Montubios a little over 7%, Afro-Ecuadorians around 7%, Europeans about 6% and other ethnic groups a little less than 1%. (National Institute of Statistics and Censuses)
Religion:
Roman Catholic 95%, Other religions 5%.
Literacy Rate:
91.0%

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