Other ethnic groups
What ethnic groups live in Chile?
Ancestry and ethnic structure
|Ethnic groups background in Chile|
|White European+ mestizo||88.9%|
|Other Indigenous groups (includes Rapa Nui, Likan Antai, Quechua, Colla, Diaguita, Kawesqar, and Yaghan)||1.3%|
What are residents of Chile called?
People from Chile are called “Chileans”. The official language of Chile is Spanish.
Is Chilean Hispanic or Latino?
Chileans are mostly diverse, their ancestry can be fully South European as well as mixed with Indigenous and other European heritage. They commonly identify themselves as both Latino and white.
What is my race if I am Hispanic?
OMB defines “Hispanic or Latino” as a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race.
Who is Latino or Hispanic?
While Hispanic usually refers to people with a background in a Spanish-speaking country, Latino is typically used to identify people who hail from Latin America. In order to use these terms appropriately, it helps to understand their differences and when it is appropriate to use each one.