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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 Community6,440,9856,940,5227,357,5588,371,2688,410,002
AlmeríaProvince410,831455,496536,731688,736715,993
CádizProvince988,3881,078,4041,116,4911,244,7301,240,020
CórdobaProvince720,823754,452761,657802,577782,516
GranadaProvince758,618790,515821,660922,097914,428
HuelvaProvince418,584443,476462,579519,894521,428
JaénProvince639,821637,633643,820667,482633,120
MálagaProvince1,025,6091,160,8431,287,0171,594,8131,660,693
Sevilla [Seville]Province1,478,3111,619,7031,727,6031,930,9391,941,804
AragónAutonomous Community1,196,9521,188,8171,204,2151,344,5021,318,453
HuescaProvince214,907207,810206,502225,953220,124
TeruelProvince153,457143,680135,858143,164134,042
ZaragozaProvince828,588837,327861,855975,385964,287
AsturiasAutonomous Community1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,022,670
AsturiasProvince1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,022,670
Canarias [Canary Islands]Autonomous Community1,367,6461,493,7841,694,4772,082,6552,152,590
Las PalmasProvince708,762767,969887,6761,087,2271,119,820
Santa Cruz de TenerifeProvince658,884725,815806,801995,4281,032,770
CantabriaAutonomous Community513,115527,326535,131592,543580,964
CantabriaProvince513,115527,326535,131592,543580,964
Castilla - La Mancha [Castile-La Mancha]Autonomous Community1,648,5841,658,4461,760,5162,106,3492,032,004
AlbaceteProvince339,373342,677364,835401,584388,046
Ciudad RealProvince475,129475,435478,957526,632495,616
CuencaProvince215,975205,198200,346215,169196,216
GuadalajaraProvince143,473145,593174,999257,446257,731
ToledoProvince474,634489,543541,379705,518694,395
Castilla y León [Castile and León]Autonomous Community2,583,1372,545,9262,456,4742,540,2512,398,214
ÁvilaProvince183,586174,378163,442171,655157,432
BurgosProvince363,523352,772348,934372,548356,778
LeónProvince523,607525,896488,751493,310459,681
PalenciaProvince188,479185,479174,143170,515160,924
SalamancaProvince364,305357,801345,609350,030329,866
SegoviaProvince149,361147,188147,694163,180152,986
SoriaProvince100,71994,53790,71794,62088,564
ValladolidProvince481,786494,207498,094532,772519,444
ZamoraProvince227,771213,668199,090191,621172,539
Cataluña [Catalonia]Autonomous Community5,956,4146,059,4946,343,1107,519,8387,672,699
BarcelonaProvince4,623,2044,654,4074,805,9275,522,5665,663,284
Girona (Gerona)Province467,000509,628565,304751,804770,624
Lleida (Lérida)Province353,160353,455362,206438,427434,544
TarragonaProvince513,050542,004609,673807,041804,247
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,777
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51784,777
Comunitat Valenciana (Comunidad Valenciana) [Valencian Community]Autonomous Community3,646,7783,857,2344,162,7765,009,9305,000,868
Alicante (Alacant)Province1,149,1811,292,5631,461,9251,852,1621,857,088
Castellón (Castelló)Province431,267446,275484,566594,423579,893
Valencia (València)Province2,066,3302,118,3962,216,2852,563,3452,563,887
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community1,064,9681,061,8521,058,5031,104,5211,066,998
BadajozProvince643,519650,388654,882691,809673,381
CáceresProvince421,449411,464403,621412,712393,617
GaliciaAutonomous Community2,811,9122,731,6692,695,8802,772,9272,698,875
A Coruña (La Coruña)Province1,093,1211,096,9661,096,0271,141,2861,119,366
LugoProvince405,365384,365357,648348,070329,469
Ourense (Orense)Province430,159353,491338,446328,695307,547
PontevedraProvince883,267896,847903,759954,876942,493
Illes Balears [Balearic Islands]Autonomous Community655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,148,947
Illes Balears (Islas Baleares) [Balearic Islands]Province655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,148,947
La RiojaAutonomous Community254,349263,434276,702321,171316,551
La RiojaProvince254,349263,434276,702321,171316,551
MadridAutonomous Community4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,661,949
MadridProvince4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,661,949
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,465
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,465
MurciaAutonomous Community955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,493,530
MurciaProvince955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,493,530
Navarra [Navarre]Autonomous Community509,002519,277555,829640,125653,846
Navarra [Navarre]Province509,002519,277555,829640,125653,846
País Vasco (Euskal Herriko) [Basque Country]Autonomous Community2,141,8092,104,0412,082,5872,185,4052,206,965
Araba (Álava)Province257,850272,447286,387320,783331,353
Bizkaia (Vizcaya) [Biscay]Province1,189,2781,155,1061,122,6371,156,1941,152,200
Gipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa)Province694,681676,488673,563708,428723,412
España [Spain]Kingdom37,682,35538,872,26840,847,37146,815,91647,007,367

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 preliminary.