Chile: population increases ten percent, census also reveals population aging

Posted on September 2, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Social Issues

According to the first installment of the results of the 2012 Census, the population grew by 10.1 percent, however, the study confirmed the aging of Chilean society. According to these data, currently in Chile would have 16,572,475 people and 5,729,977 households, of which 2 million are concentrated in the metropolitan area only. Francis Labbé, national director of INE, stressed that this could be due to the decision of couples to have no more than two children, and the increased life expectancy of Chileans, who is said in the 82 years for women and 80 for men. Read Article

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