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Spain: Administrative Division

Contents: Autonomous Communities and Provinces

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

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1981-03-01
Population
Census
1991-03-01
Population
Census
2001-11-01
Population
Census
2011-11-01
Population
Estimate
2018-01-01
Andalucía [Andalusia]Autonomous Community6,440,9856,940,5227,357,5588,371,2688,384,408
AlmeríaProvince410,831455,496536,731688,736709,340
CádizProvince988,3881,078,4041,116,4911,244,7301,238,714
CórdobaProvince720,823754,452761,657802,577785,240
GranadaProvince758,618790,515821,660922,097912,075
HuelvaProvince418,584443,476462,579519,894519,932
JaénProvince639,821637,633643,820667,482638,099
MálagaProvince1,025,6091,160,8431,287,0171,594,8131,641,121
Sevilla [Seville]Province1,478,3111,619,7031,727,6031,930,9391,939,887
AragónAutonomous Community1,196,9521,188,8171,204,2151,344,5021,308,728
HuescaProvince214,907207,810206,502225,953219,345
TeruelProvince153,457143,680135,858143,164134,572
ZaragozaProvince828,588837,327861,855975,385954,811
AsturiasAutonomous Community1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,028,244
AsturiasProvince1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,028,244
Canarias [Canary Islands]Autonomous Community1,367,6461,493,7841,694,4772,082,6552,127,685
Las PalmasProvince708,762767,969887,6761,087,2271,109,175
Santa Cruz de TenerifeProvince658,884725,815806,801995,4281,018,510
CantabriaAutonomous Community513,115527,326535,131592,543580,229
CantabriaProvince513,115527,326535,131592,543580,229
Castilla - La Mancha [Castile-La Mancha]Autonomous Community1,648,5841,658,4461,760,5162,106,3492,026,807
AlbaceteProvince339,373342,677364,835401,584388,786
Ciudad RealProvince475,129475,435478,957526,632499,100
CuencaProvince215,975205,198200,346215,169197,222
GuadalajaraProvince143,473145,593174,999257,446254,308
ToledoProvince474,634489,543541,379705,518687,391
Castilla y León [Castile and León]Autonomous Community2,583,1372,545,9262,456,4742,540,2512,409,164
ÁvilaProvince183,586174,378163,442171,655158,498
BurgosProvince363,523352,772348,934372,548357,070
LeónProvince523,607525,896488,751493,310463,746
PalenciaProvince188,479185,479174,143170,515162,035
SalamancaProvince364,305357,801345,609350,030331,473
SegoviaProvince149,361147,188147,694163,180153,342
SoriaProvince100,71994,53790,71794,62088,600
ValladolidProvince481,786494,207498,094532,772519,851
ZamoraProvince227,771213,668199,090191,621174,549
Cataluña [Catalonia]Autonomous Community5,956,4146,059,4946,343,1107,519,8387,600,065
BarcelonaProvince4,623,2044,654,4074,805,9275,522,5665,609,350
Girona (Gerona)Province467,000509,628565,304751,804761,947
Lleida (Lérida)Province353,160353,455362,206438,427432,866
TarragonaProvince513,050542,004609,673807,041795,902
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51785,144
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51785,144
Comunitat Valenciana (Comunidad Valenciana) [Valencian Community]Autonomous Community3,646,7783,857,2344,162,7765,009,9304,963,703
Alicante (Alacant)Province1,149,1811,292,5631,461,9251,852,1621,838,819
Castellón (Castelló)Province431,267446,275484,566594,423576,898
Valencia (València)Province2,066,3302,118,3962,216,2852,563,3452,547,986
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community1,064,9681,061,8521,058,5031,104,5211,072,863
BadajozProvince643,519650,388654,882691,809676,376
CáceresProvince421,449411,464403,621412,712396,487
GaliciaAutonomous Community2,811,9122,731,6692,695,8802,772,9272,701,743
A Coruña (La Coruña)Province1,093,1211,096,9661,096,0271,141,2861,119,351
LugoProvince405,365384,365357,648348,070331,327
Ourense (Orense)Province430,159353,491338,446328,695309,293
PontevedraProvince883,267896,847903,759954,876941,772
Illes Balears [Balearic Islands]Autonomous Community655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,128,908
Illes Balears (Islas Baleares) [Balearic Islands]Province655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,128,908
La RiojaAutonomous Community254,349263,434276,702321,171315,675
La RiojaProvince254,349263,434276,702321,171315,675
MadridAutonomous Community4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,578,079
MadridProvince4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,578,079
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,384
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,384
MurciaAutonomous Community955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,478,509
MurciaProvince955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,478,509
Navarra [Navarre]Autonomous Community509,002519,277555,829640,125647,554
Navarra [Navarre]Province509,002519,277555,829640,125647,554
País Vasco (Euskal Herriko) [Basque Country]Autonomous Community2,141,8092,104,0412,082,5872,185,4052,199,088
ÁlavaProvince257,850272,447286,387320,783328,868
GuipúzcoaProvince694,681676,488673,563708,428720,592
Vizcaya [Biscay]Province1,189,2781,155,1061,122,6371,156,1941,149,628
España [Spain]Kingdom37,682,35538,872,26840,847,37146,815,91646,722,980

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.