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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
2019-01-01
Andalucía [Andalusia]Autonomous Community6,440,9856,940,5227,357,5588,371,2688,414,240
AlmeríaProvince410,831455,496536,731688,736716,820
CádizProvince988,3881,078,4041,116,4911,244,7301,240,155
CórdobaProvince720,823754,452761,657802,577782,979
GranadaProvince758,618790,515821,660922,097914,678
HuelvaProvince418,584443,476462,579519,894521,870
JaénProvince639,821637,633643,820667,482633,564
MálagaProvince1,025,6091,160,8431,287,0171,594,8131,661,785
Sevilla [Seville]Province1,478,3111,619,7031,727,6031,930,9391,942,389
AragónAutonomous Community1,196,9521,188,8171,204,2151,344,5021,319,291
HuescaProvince214,907207,810206,502225,953220,461
TeruelProvince153,457143,680135,858143,164134,137
ZaragozaProvince828,588837,327861,855975,385964,693
AsturiasAutonomous Community1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,022,800
AsturiasProvince1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,022,800
Canarias [Canary Islands]Autonomous Community1,367,6461,493,7841,694,4772,082,6552,153,389
Las PalmasProvince708,762767,969887,6761,087,2271,120,406
Santa Cruz de TenerifeProvince658,884725,815806,801995,4281,032,983
CantabriaAutonomous Community513,115527,326535,131592,543581,078
CantabriaProvince513,115527,326535,131592,543581,078
Castilla - La Mancha [Castile-La Mancha]Autonomous Community1,648,5841,658,4461,760,5162,106,3492,032,863
AlbaceteProvince339,373342,677364,835401,584388,167
Ciudad RealProvince475,129475,435478,957526,632495,761
CuencaProvince215,975205,198200,346215,169196,329
GuadalajaraProvince143,473145,593174,999257,446257,762
ToledoProvince474,634489,543541,379705,518694,844
Castilla y León [Castile and León]Autonomous Community2,583,1372,545,9262,456,4742,540,2512,399,548
ÁvilaProvince183,586174,378163,442171,655157,640
BurgosProvince363,523352,772348,934372,548356,958
LeónProvince523,607525,896488,751493,310460,001
PalenciaProvince188,479185,479174,143170,515160,980
SalamancaProvince364,305357,801345,609350,030330,119
SegoviaProvince149,361147,188147,694163,180153,129
SoriaProvince100,71994,53790,71794,62088,636
ValladolidProvince481,786494,207498,094532,772519,546
ZamoraProvince227,771213,668199,090191,621172,539
Cataluña [Catalonia]Autonomous Community5,956,4146,059,4946,343,1107,519,8387,675,217
BarcelonaProvince4,623,2044,654,4074,805,9275,522,5665,664,579
Girona (Gerona)Province467,000509,628565,304751,804771,044
Lleida (Lérida)Province353,160353,455362,206438,427434,930
TarragonaProvince513,050542,004609,673807,041804,664
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,777
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,777
Comunitat Valenciana (Comunidad Valenciana) [Valencian Community]Autonomous Community3,646,7783,857,2344,162,7765,009,9305,003,769
Alicante (Alacant)Province1,149,1811,292,5631,461,9251,852,1621,858,683
Castellón (Castelló)Province431,267446,275484,566594,423579,962
Valencia (València)Province2,066,3302,118,3962,216,2852,563,3452,565,124
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community1,064,9681,061,8521,058,5031,104,5211,067,710
BadajozProvince643,519650,388654,882691,809673,559
CáceresProvince421,449411,464403,621412,712394,151
GaliciaAutonomous Community2,811,9122,731,6692,695,8802,772,9272,699,499
A Coruña (La Coruña)Province1,093,1211,096,9661,096,0271,141,2861,119,596
LugoProvince405,365384,365357,648348,070329,587
Ourense (Orense)Province430,159353,491338,446328,695307,651
PontevedraProvince883,267896,847903,759954,876942,665
Illes Balears [Balearic Islands]Autonomous Community655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,149,460
Illes Balears (Islas Baleares) [Balearic Islands]Province655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,149,460
La RiojaAutonomous Community254,349263,434276,702321,171316,798
La RiojaProvince254,349263,434276,702321,171316,798
MadridAutonomous Community4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,663,394
MadridProvince4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,663,394
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,487
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,487
MurciaAutonomous Community955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,493,898
MurciaProvince955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,493,898
Navarra [Navarre]Autonomous Community509,002519,277555,829640,125654,214
Navarra [Navarre]Province509,002519,277555,829640,125654,214
País Vasco (Euskal Herriko) [Basque Country]Autonomous Community2,141,8092,104,0412,082,5872,185,4052,207,776
Araba (Álava)Province257,850272,447286,387320,783331,549
Bizkaia (Vizcaya) [Biscay]Province1,189,2781,155,1061,122,6371,156,1941,152,651
Gipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa)Province694,681676,488673,563708,428723,576
España [Spain]Kingdom37,682,35538,872,26840,847,37146,815,91647,026,208

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 2019 figures are final.