All people from Spain are considered Hispanic. However, they may be part of any race, including white.Continue Reading
Race is a social construct used by census bureaus as a way to classify the people living within a country. According to the United States' census, there are five races: white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. White refers to people whose families originated in Europe, the Middle East or North Africa.
Hispanic refers to the Iberian Peninsula, home of Portugal, Spain, Andorra, Gibraltar and parts of France. The Romans called this region Hispania. The term Hispanic later extended to the places and groups in the new world that were conquered and colonized by the Spaniards.Learn more about Population & Demography
Generation Y, also known as the millennials, is a term that applies to people who were born between 1982 and 2000. Many people call this age group Generation Y because the millennials were born after the group known as Generation X.Full Answer >
The University of Texas estimates 32 out of 1,000 people are a twin, which translates to 3 percent of the population. As of 2009, approximately one in 30 births results in twins.Full Answer >
As of September 2014, there are 7.25 billion people in the world. The population of the world is currently growing at a rate of 1.4 percent per year, which translates to an estimated 80 million people a year.Full Answer >
According to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the number of Chinese people who live in America is 3.79 million as of 2013. Of this figure, more than half (2.2 million) were born in China.Full Answer >