Mestizos in Venezuela

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Mestizo Venezuelan
Venezolanos mestizos
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Total population
( 15,586,454
51.6% of the Venezuelan population[1][2])
Regions with significant populations
   Entire country.
Languages
Spanish Venezuelan
small minorities speak Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, English and French.
Religion
Roman Catholics
Related ethnic groups
Other Venezuelans, Mestizos, White Venezuelan, Afro-Venezuelan, Amerindian, Spaniards, Pardos, Mestizo Colombian, Latin Americans.

Mestizo Venezuelans are Venezuelan people who are the result of a mixture of European, Amerindian and African ancestry.

Mestizos in Venezuela amount to 51.6% of the country's population.

According to an autosomal DNA genetic study conducted in 2008 by the University of Brasília (UNB), the composition of Venezuela's gene pool is 60.60% of European contribution, 23% of indigenous contribution, and 16.30% of African contribution.[3]

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References

  1. "Resultado Básico del XIV Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2011 (Mayo 2014)" (PDF). Ine.gov.ve. p. 29. Retrieved 8 September 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. http://www.ine.gob.ve/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=95&Itemid=26 Venezuelan population by 30/Jun/2014 is 30,206,2307 according National Institute of Stadistics
  3. Godinho, Neide Maria de Oliveira (2008). "O impacto das migrações na constituição genética de populações latino-americanas". Universidade de Brasília. Retrieved 1 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>