According to preliminary census provisional data, released today, the country had 40,091,359 inhabitants. It is a 10.6% increase over 2001. Almost one in three living in the capital and the GBA.

2010 Census
In Argentina, living just over 40 million people in 14.3 million homes. Thus, at least, indicate the first provisional results of the census, released today by INDEC officials in a press conference that took place in Rio Gallegos.

As reported by the technical director of the institute of statistics, Norberto Itzcovich, the National Population and Housing 2010 revealed that the total population in Argentina is of 40,091,359 inhabitants. Is 10.6% more than in the last census, in 2001.

For a huge difference, the most populous province remains Buenos Aires, with 15,594,428 inhabitants, 12.78% more than in the census of nine years. Of these, 9,910,282 live in the 24 districts of Greater Buenos Aires where, well, the population increased from 14.11%, higher than the national average.

In Federal Capital, the census relieved 2,891,082 people, a slight increase in population over 2001 (when totaled 2.78 million inhabitants) but did not reach the 2.97 million 1991. Buenos Aires is the most densely populated city with 14,185 inhabitants per square kilometer (against 13,679 in 2001).

Between the capital and living GBA, then 12,801,364 people, nearly one in three inhabitants of the country (a total of 31.93% compared to 31.6% in 2001 to 33.47% in 1991). The second most populous city is Cordoba, with 1,330,023 inhabitants. And third, Rosario, with 1,198,528 people.

The survey also indicated that the number of houses amounted to 14,297,149, Itzcovich said during the press conference. Also showed "a decrease in the mortality rate of 12.1 per thousand over 2001," noted the official, who also noted an increase in life expectancy.

The provisional results of Census realize the amount of population and housing the national, provincial and departmental levels with the total number of men and women living in Argentina, also discriminated against by province and region.

In the presentation at Government House in Santa Cruz, involving the director general of the INDEC, Ana Maria Edwin, and the provincial governor, Daniel Peralta.

The Census had been introduced in the town of Humahuaca Jujuy. And until recently it was expected that these first results are presented in Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra del Fuego. But the presentation was moved to Rio Gallegos in honor of the late former President Nestor Kirchner.