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According to watchtutorials, the population of Ecuador is estimated to be 16,385,000 as of 2019. The majority of the population is Mestizo, which is a mix of Indigenous and European descent. This group makes up around 71% of the population. Afro-Ecuadorian citizens make up 7% of the population, and the remaining 22% are made up of Indigenous, White, Montubio, and other ethnic groups. The largest city in Ecuador is Quito with a population of 2.7 million people. Guayaquil is the second largest city with a population of 2.3 million people. There are also smaller cities such as Cuenca and Machala throughout the country that have populations between 200,000 and 400,000 people each. The majority of Ecuador’s population identifies as Roman Catholic (71%), with Evangelical Christianity (13%) being the second most common religion in the country. Spanish is the official language in Ecuador but there are more than 10 other indigenous languages spoken by different ethnic groups throughout the country. Education in Ecuador has increased significantly over recent years with primary school enrollment rates reaching 87%. The literacy rate for adults aged 15 and over is 91%, which has increased from 82% in 2000-2001. In addition to public education programs, there are also several private universities throughout Ecuador that offer higher education opportunities for students from all backgrounds. See itypetravel for Ecuador Population and Language.

Ecuador Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Ecuador: Political System According to DISEASESLEARNING.COM, Ecuador is an independent democratic republic ruled by a president. There is compulsory voting for residents of the country who are able to read and write. The President and the National Congress (Parliament) are directly elected on the same day. The president is the head of state and government… Read More »

How to get to Ecuador

Overview Divided into two parts by the equator – one in the southern hemisphere and the other in the northern hemisphere – Ecuador is made up of three distinct geological zones: Sierra, Oriente and Costa. It seems incredible that three regions so different could fit into such a tiny country. In addition, the Galapagos Islands,… Read More »

Ecuador Geography

Ecuador borders Colombia to the north and Peru to the east and south. the country was named after its location under the equator (Spanish: Ecuador). Quito is almost exactly below the equator, the northern limit is 2 ° north and the southern limit is 5 ° south. In the west-east direction, the state lies in… Read More »

Ecuador Democracy at Risk

Between 1979 and 1997 the changes of government took place according to democratic rules. After the withdrawal of the military, Jaime Roldós Aguilera (* 1940, † 1981) of the populist CFP (Concentración de Fuerzas Populares) became the first democratically elected president. After his death in a plane crash (May 1981), Vice President Oswaldo Hurtado Larrea… Read More »

Children Education in Ecuador

Political controversies, economic worries and natural disasters have marked Ecuador. We have worked with emergency aid after storms and floods, but also with disaster preparedness work and long-term projects for girls’ rights. Ecuador’s economy is largely based on oil exports and the falling oil price has made it more difficult for the government to balance… Read More »