Population
Patterns of
Latin America
Chapter 9 section 1
POPULATION
 Latin America current
Population: 580 million.
 385 in million South
America
 153 in million Middle
America...
FIRST IMMIGRANTS
 1st immigrants to Latin
America were from Asia.
 They came across the
Bering Land Bridge millions
of y...
ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
 Aztecs in Mexico
 Incas in Peru
 Mayas is Yucatan
LANGUAGES
 Many languages are spoken in Latin
America.
 The primary language is Spanish.
 Other languages spoken are
- ...
POPULATION GROWTH
 Latin America has an very
high growth rate.
 It is estimated that by
2050, the population will
be 800...
GROWTH OF CITIES
 With rapid pop growth,
many people are forced to
live in poverty
 There is poor sanitation
and sewage
...
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
 In South America, the
people live in the
“Populated Rim.”
 Inland SA makes it difficult
to live...
POPULATION DENSITY
 Large countries like Brazil = 52
ppl/sq mi
 Small countries like Ecuador =
118 ppl/ sq mi
 Barbados...
INTERNAL MIGRATION
 Many people move within
Latin America.
 Most move from the rural
areas to the urban areas.
 Known a...
EXTERNAL MIGRATION
 Many move away from
Latin America into areas
like the United States.
 People come here legally
and i...
EXTERNAL MIGRATION
 Most immigrants come
for…..
- Higher income
- More educational
opportunities
- Better housing
- Healt...
LARGEST METROPOLITAN CITIES IN
LATIN AMERICA
1. Mexico City: 21 million
2. Sao Paulo: 19.8 mil
3. Buenos Aires: 13 mil
4. ...
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  • 1. Population Patterns of Latin America Chapter 9 section 1
  • 2. POPULATION  Latin America current Population: 580 million.  385 in million South America  153 in million Middle America  41 million in The Caribbean
  • 3. FIRST IMMIGRANTS  1st immigrants to Latin America were from Asia.  They came across the Bering Land Bridge millions of years ago and traveled South.  They are known as Native Americans.
  • 4. ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS  Aztecs in Mexico  Incas in Peru  Mayas is Yucatan
  • 5. LANGUAGES  Many languages are spoken in Latin America.  The primary language is Spanish.  Other languages spoken are - Portuguese - English - French - Native American dialects  Most people of LA are bilingual
  • 6. POPULATION GROWTH  Latin America has an very high growth rate.  It is estimated that by 2050, the population will be 800 million.  Brings challenges to settlements already present in Latin America.
  • 7. GROWTH OF CITIES  With rapid pop growth, many people are forced to live in poverty  There is poor sanitation and sewage  Many live in cardboard or metal shacks.
  • 8. POPULATION DISTRIBUTION  In South America, the people live in the “Populated Rim.”  Inland SA makes it difficult to live in.  In Middle America and the Caribbean, people are spread out.
  • 9. POPULATION DENSITY  Large countries like Brazil = 52 ppl/sq mi  Small countries like Ecuador = 118 ppl/ sq mi  Barbados = 1,807 ppl/ sq mi  Mexico City = 30,150 ppl/sq mi
  • 10. INTERNAL MIGRATION  Many people move within Latin America.  Most move from the rural areas to the urban areas.  Known as urbanization
  • 11. EXTERNAL MIGRATION  Many move away from Latin America into areas like the United States.  People come here legally and illegally.  Settle in states like Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Florida.
  • 12. EXTERNAL MIGRATION  Most immigrants come for….. - Higher income - More educational opportunities - Better housing - Healthcare - Political Freedom
  • 13. LARGEST METROPOLITAN CITIES IN LATIN AMERICA 1. Mexico City: 21 million 2. Sao Paulo: 19.8 mil 3. Buenos Aires: 13 mil 4. Rio de Janeiro: 11.5 mil 5. Bogota: 8.49 mil 6. Lima: 8.48 mil 7. Santiago: 5.9 mil 8. Belo Horizonte: 5.4 mil 9. Guadalajara: 4.3 mil 10. Caracas: 4.3 mil