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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.

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
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.