Ecuador, mestizos makeup the majority or Ecuadorian population according to statistics

Posted on September 4, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Social Issues

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Quito, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) 71.9 percent of Ecuador’s population was defined as mestizos, according to results of Census of Population and Housing 2010, released today during the usual Saturday accountability of President Rafael Correa.

At this meeting in the northern province of Canar, one of the most affected by economic migration of their inhabitants by the economic crisis broke out late last century, Correa said the identification of the ethnic census of the country.

A mestizo is followed to provide the montubios (peasants from the coast), with 7.4 percent, of African descent, 7.2 per cent Indians, 7.0 percent and whites 6.7 percent , said the director of the Institute of Statistics and Census, Byron Villacis. Read Article Spanish

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