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SANTIAGO

POPULATION

Santiago was during the XX century the second province with large number of habitants.  Below there is a table of the population of the province during the last six census.

Population of Santiago    
1920 - 1993    
   
Year Populations  
1960 123,040  
1950 259,947  
1960 292,130  
1970 385,625  
1981 550,372  
1993 690,548  
   
Source: Censos Nacionales

Another projections from ONE (Oficina Nacional de Estadisticas) for the year 2000 was stating that 69 % of the habitants of the province were concentrated mainly on the town of Santiago, the capital of the province, with a population of 580,745 habitants. Below there is a list of this projection.

Projection of Population of the province of Santiago, Year 2000  
     
Town   Estimated Population
     
PROVINCE OF SANTIAGO   836,614  
Santiago de los Caballeros   580,745  
Villa Bisono (Navarrete)   39,567  
Janico   33,727  
Licey Al Medio   20,502  
San Jose de las Matas   59,932  
Tamboril   45,811  
Villa Gonzalez   31,709  
Pedro Garcia   7,711  
Sabana Iglesia   16,910  
     
    Source:Oficina Nacional de Estadistica

The population estimated from ONE for the province of Santiago to the year 2002 is 847,362 habitants. The following table shows the population by genre and age.

SANTIAGO, Estimated of the population by sex and age 2002
     
Age Group Male Femine Total
412,767 434,595 847,362
0 to 4 48,749 50,753 99,502
5 to 9 38,545 41,317 79,862
10 to 14 36,986 44,924 81910
15 to 19 50,051 43,927 93978
20 to 24 53,988 49,039 103027
25 to 29 33,963 30,399 64362
30 to 34 33,861 32,955 66816
35 to 39 21,280 32,931 54211
40 to 44 18,442 21,913 40355
45 to 49 25,599 17,308 42907
50 to 54 15,933 18,025 33958
55 to 59 9,744 11,939 21683
60 to 64 5,347 9,460 14807
65 to 69 4,552 7,925 12477
70 to 74 6,727 8,206 14933
75 to 79 3,811 6,749 10560
80 to 84 3,017 3,568 6585
85 and more 2,174 3,259 5433
Source : Oficina  Nacional de Estadistica

 About the age, the same data of the voters registered make clear that the population which has Santiago is mainly young. The 57 % of the voters registered were under 40 years old.

Province of Santiago
Population of people with the ages of 18 years and up during 2002
 
Female 265,809
Male 269,972
Total 535,781

Source : Junta Central Electoral

Data obtained from the publication of "Fragmentos de Patria : Santiago" 2002. Data subject to change without advice. This data is for information only.

2004 Juan A. Cardenes.

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