Ethnic Composition, 1990s


Ethnic Composition


This map shows how varied the distribution of different ethnicities is between countries in Central and South America. The following classification is used in the pie charts:

  • American Indians
  • Europeans
  • African/mulattos
  • Mestizos

The countries themselves are colored according to population size in the late 1990s.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 1999. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien. (p. 259)


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Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History

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