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Argentinian, White in Argentina

Argentinian, White

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
35,016,000 Spanish Christianity 96.92 % 11.00 %   

Argentinian, White in Argentina

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Introduction / History
The first Argentinian White were the "Criollos", the unmixed descendants of Spaniards, born in Spanish America. They comprised a third of the population of the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata. After the independence of the United Provinces (1816), Uruguay (1828) and Paraguay (1843), the criollos remained a very influential minority within the country.

After the consolidation of a central government in the United Provinces - by then renamed Argentina - presidents Domingo Sarmiento, Nicolás Avellaneda and Julio Roca encouraged European immigration. From the 1870s until the 1940s, a real migratory flow took place. It is estimated that 6.6 million Europeans and Middle-Easterners migrated to Argentina during this period. Among the newcomers were Italians, Spaniards, Portuguese, French, Germans, Irish, Slavs, Syrian-Lebanese Arabs, Armenians and many others. Although the first generation of immigrants mostly married within their own ethnicity (ethnical endogamy), the children and grandchildren of those immigrants intermingled with people of the other collectivities, creating in a "melting pot" a new national/ethnical identity.

Where are they located?
They may live in any part of the country, but mostly in the central prairies - called "Pampas" - the north-eastern woods and jungles -"Litoral"- and the southern plateau - "Patagonia".

What are their lives like?
Argentinian White people may work in any economical activity: agriculture, cattle production, mining, commerce, industry and services. Though they mostly occupy the middle, upper-middle and upper levels of Argentine society, there are many poor Argentinian Whites -especially after de economic crises of 1995 and 2001. They eat much meat - beef, chicken and pork - and many other dishes derived from their Spanish and Italian traditions: spaghetti, gnocchi, ravioli, paella, stew, puchero, etc.

What are their beliefs?
They are predominantly Roman Catholic, since most are of Spanish and Italian ancestry, but there are Protestant and Orthodox people too. The Arabs generally are Christian, of the eastern rite.

What are their needs?
Many Argentinian Whites - especially the poor ones - lack proper sanitation infrastructure, therefore they suffer diseases typical of contaminated water.

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Country: Argentina
Continent: South America
Region: Central and South America
10/40 Window: No
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People Name in Country: Argentinian, White
People Name General: Argentinian, White
Alternate People Names:
Native ArgentineNative Argentine Criollo
ROP3 Code: 100492
Joshua Project People ID: 10421
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 35,016,000
Population all Countries: 35,339,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Hispanic
People Name General: Argentinian, White
Ethnic Code: CLT27
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Spanish (35,016,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): spa    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity96.92 %(Evangelical: 11.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.02 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious1.50 % 
Other / Small1.58 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.05 %
Independent5.40 %
Protestant7.20 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.95 %
Roman Catholic86.40 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1514-1985
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1553-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Biblia de Améric ...
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Spanish
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Spanish
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video: View in Spanish
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralOpen-licensed Bible stories on mobile ap ...
Text / Printed MatterBible: Biblica Spanish NVI
Text / Printed MatterBible: Nueva Traducción Viviente
Text / Printed MatterBible: Spanish, Biblia Reina Valera 1960
Text / Printed MatterBible: Traducción en Lenguaje Actual
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
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Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Argentinian, White in Argentina

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People Cluster
    Hispanic     Central and South America    
      Argentinian, White Argentina    
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