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Contents: Autonomous Communities and Provinces

The population of all regions ("autonomous communities") and provinces of Spain according to census results and latest official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, nationality, country of birth).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1981-03-01
Population
Census
1991-03-01
Population
Census
2001-11-01
Population
Census
2011-11-01
Population
Estimate
2020-01-01
Andalucía [Andalusia]Autonomous Community6,440,9856,940,5227,357,5588,371,2688,464,411
AlmeríaProvince410,831455,496536,731688,736727,945
CádizProvince988,3881,078,4041,116,4911,244,7301,244,049
CórdobaProvince720,823754,452761,657802,577781,451
GranadaProvince758,618790,515821,660922,097919,168
HuelvaProvince418,584443,476462,579519,894524,278
JaénProvince639,821637,633643,820667,482631,381
MálagaProvince1,025,6091,160,8431,287,0171,594,8131,685,920
Sevilla [Seville]Province1,478,3111,619,7031,727,6031,930,9391,950,219
AragónAutonomous Community1,196,9521,188,8171,204,2151,344,5021,329,391
HuescaProvince214,907207,810206,502225,953222,687
TeruelProvince153,457143,680135,858143,164134,176
ZaragozaProvince828,588837,327861,855975,385972,528
AsturiasAutonomous Community1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,018,784
AsturiasProvince1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,018,784
Canarias [Canary Islands]Autonomous Community1,367,6461,493,7841,694,4772,082,6552,175,952
Las PalmasProvince708,762767,969887,6761,087,2271,131,065
Santa Cruz de TenerifeProvince658,884725,815806,801995,4281,044,887
CantabriaAutonomous Community513,115527,326535,131592,543582,905
CantabriaProvince513,115527,326535,131592,543582,905
Castilla - La Mancha [Castile-La Mancha]Autonomous Community1,648,5841,658,4461,760,5162,106,3492,045,221
AlbaceteProvince339,373342,677364,835401,584388,270
Ciudad RealProvince475,129475,435478,957526,632495,045
CuencaProvince215,975205,198200,346215,169196,139
GuadalajaraProvince143,473145,593174,999257,446261,995
ToledoProvince474,634489,543541,379705,518703,772
Castilla y León [Castile and León]Autonomous Community2,583,1372,545,9262,456,4742,540,2512,394,918
ÁvilaProvince183,586174,378163,442171,655157,664
BurgosProvince363,523352,772348,934372,548357,650
LeónProvince523,607525,896488,751493,310456,439
PalenciaProvince188,479185,479174,143170,515160,321
SalamancaProvince364,305357,801345,609350,030329,245
SegoviaProvince149,361147,188147,694163,180153,478
SoriaProvince100,71994,53790,71794,62088,884
ValladolidProvince481,786494,207498,094532,772520,649
ZamoraProvince227,771213,668199,090191,621170,588
Cataluña [Catalonia]Autonomous Community5,956,4146,059,4946,343,1107,519,8387,780,479
BarcelonaProvince4,623,2044,654,4074,805,9275,522,5665,743,402
Girona (Gerona)Province467,000509,628565,304751,804781,788
Lleida (Lérida)Province353,160353,455362,206438,427438,517
TarragonaProvince513,050542,004609,673807,041816,772
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,202
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,202
Comunitat Valenciana (Comunidad Valenciana) [Valencian Community]Autonomous Community3,646,7783,857,2344,162,7765,009,9305,057,353
Alicante (Alacant)Province1,149,1811,292,5631,461,9251,852,1621,879,888
Castellón (Castelló)Province431,267446,275484,566594,423585,590
Valencia (València)Province2,066,3302,118,3962,216,2852,563,3452,591,875
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community1,064,9681,061,8521,058,5031,104,5211,063,987
BadajozProvince643,519650,388654,882691,809672,137
CáceresProvince421,449411,464403,621412,712391,850
GaliciaAutonomous Community2,811,9122,731,6692,695,8802,772,9272,701,819
A Coruña (La Coruña)Province1,093,1211,096,9661,096,0271,141,2861,121,815
LugoProvince405,365384,365357,648348,070327,946
Ourense (Orense)Province430,159353,491338,446328,695306,650
PontevedraProvince883,267896,847903,759954,876945,408
Illes Balears [Balearic Islands]Autonomous Community655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,171,543
Illes Balears (Islas Baleares) [Balearic Islands]Province655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,171,543
La RiojaAutonomous Community254,349263,434276,702321,171319,914
La RiojaProvince254,349263,434276,702321,171319,914
MadridAutonomous Community4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,779,888
MadridProvince4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,779,888
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32387,076
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32387,076
MurciaAutonomous Community955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,511,251
MurciaProvince955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,511,251
Navarra [Navarre]Autonomous Community509,002519,277555,829640,125661,197
Navarra [Navarre]Province509,002519,277555,829640,125661,197
País Vasco (Euskal Herriko) [Basque Country]Autonomous Community2,141,8092,104,0412,082,5872,185,4052,220,504
Araba (Álava)Province257,850272,447286,387320,783333,940
Bizkaia (Vizcaya) [Biscay]Province1,189,2781,155,1061,122,6371,156,1941,159,443
Gipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa)Province694,681676,488673,563708,428727,121
España [Spain]Kingdom37,682,35538,872,26840,847,37146,815,91647,450,795

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Madrid (web).

Explanation: Spanish population estimates are based on the municipal register. Because of definition differences they are not exactly comparable with previous census results. The 2020 figures are final.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males23,255,590
Females24,195,205
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years8,300,763
18-64 years29,514,066
65+ years8,908,151
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years4,500,724
10-19 years4,687,487
20-29 years4,845,310
30-39 years6,533,766
40-49 years7,760,968
50-59 years6,782,629
60-69 years5,100,589
70-79 years3,639,912
80+ years2,871,595
Nationality (E 2018)
Spain41,988,289
EU1,789,686
Other nationality2,945,005
Country of Birth (E 2018)
Spain40,336,076
EU1,795,878
Other country4,591,026