Portugal

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 8,416,969
1960 8,875,311
1970 8,670,352
1980 9,755,635
1990 9,890,319
2000 10,278,542
2010 10,584,837
2020 10,160,830
2025 9,991,209
2050 9,215,550
2075 8,099,426
2100 7,406,588
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Portuguese Republic
Capital Lisbon
Region Southern Europe
ISO code PT
Statistical agency Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE)


Administrative units

codedistrito
> município
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-03-12
census
population
2011-03-21
census
11Norte 21,131.193,687,2933,689,609
111Minho-Lima 2,219.45250,275244,836
112Cávado 1,245.68393,063410,149
113Ave 1,245.50509,968511,737
114Grande Porto 814.781,260,6801,287,276
115Tâmega 2,621.16551,309550,469
116Entre Douro e Vouga 703.45276,812274,859
117Douro 4,109.90221,853205,902
118Alto Trás-os-Montes 8,171.27223,333204,381
16Centro 28,359.592,348,3972,327,580
161Baixo Vouga 1,959.95385,724390,840
162Baixo Mondego 2,063.20340,309332,306
163Pinhal Litoral 1,737.90250,990260,924
164Pinhal Interior Norte 2,616.66138,535131,371
165Dão-Lafões  3,488.67286,313277,216
166Pinhal Interior Sul 1,902.7344,80340,705
167Serra da Estrela 867.8449,89543,737
168Beira Interior Norte 4,063.28115,325104,403
169Beira Interior Sul 3,749.3278,12375,026
16ACova da Beira 1,374.8093,57987,869
16BOeste 2,229.15338,711362,523
16CMédio Tejo 2,306.09226,090220,660
17Lisboa 2,962.612,661,8502,821,699
171Grande Lisboa 1,381.591,947,2612,042,326
172Península de Setúbal 1,581.02714,589779,373
18Alentejo 31,596.57773,585757,190
181Alentejo Litoral 5,303.3596,97697,895
182Alto Alentejo 6,247.88127,026118,352
183Alentejo Central 7,227.89173,646166,802
184Baixo Alentejo 8,544.65135,105126,692
185Lezíria do Tejo 4,272.80240,832247,449
15Algarve 4,995.21395,218451,005
150Algarve 4,995.21395,218451,005
20R. Autónoma dos Açores 2,321.91241,763246,746
200R. Autónoma dos Açores 2,321.91241,763246,746
30R. Autónoma da Madeira 744.66245,011267,785
300R. Autónoma da Madeira 744.66245,011267,785
 total 92,111.6810,356,11710,561,614
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Portugal.
note: 2011 data refers to provisional results.

Agglomerations

namepopulation
1991-04-15
census
population
2001-03-12
census
Lisboa..2,662,949
Oporto1,167,8001,256,633
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Portugal.

Main cities

namepopulation
1991-04-15
census
population
2001-03-12
census
Lisboa663,394559,248
Oporto302,472266,790
Coimbra..118,016
Braga..114,003
Funchal (Madeira)115,403112,362
Setúbal103,63491,108
Amadora181,77489,232
Agualva-Cacém..81,366
Vila Nova de Gaia..72,576
Guimarães..69,402
Odivelas..53,641
Aveiro..53,496
Leiria..50,608
Amora..50,571
source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Portugal.