Argentina

World Rank 41 3.74 Argentina flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Buenos Aires
2,780,400 km 2
Peso (ARS)

Table of Contents

Introduction

The official name of the country is the Argentine Republic, and it is the second largest country in South America - only after Brazil. This is also the largest Spanish-speaking nation by its area with a mainland coverage of 2.78 million square kilometers. The capital city of the nation is Buenos Aires, and it is the federal capital.

The Argentine economy is rather average with the GDP (PPP) at around $1 trillion. Though it seems like a lot, its total population is 45 million people according to the latest data from 2020. As a result, their GDP per capita is only $23,000.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

  • Last
  • Historical chart

Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

  • Last
  • Historical chart

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

  • Last
  • Historical chart

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)