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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
2021-01-01
Andalucía [Andalusia]Autonomous Community6,440,9856,940,5227,357,5588,371,2688,472,407
AlmeríaProvince410,831455,496536,731688,736731,792
CádizProvince988,3881,078,4041,116,4911,244,7301,245,960
CórdobaProvince720,823754,452761,657802,577776,789
GranadaProvince758,618790,515821,660922,097921,338
HuelvaProvince418,584443,476462,579519,894525,835
JaénProvince639,821637,633643,820667,482627,190
MálagaProvince1,025,6091,160,8431,287,0171,594,8131,695,651
Sevilla [Seville]Province1,478,3111,619,7031,727,6031,930,9391,947,852
AragónAutonomous Community1,196,9521,188,8171,204,2151,344,5021,326,261
HuescaProvince214,907207,810206,502225,953224,264
TeruelProvince153,457143,680135,858143,164134,545
ZaragozaProvince828,588837,327861,855975,385967,452
AsturiasAutonomous Community1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,011,792
AsturiasProvince1,129,5561,093,9371,062,9981,075,1791,011,792
Canarias [Canary Islands]Autonomous Community1,367,6461,493,7841,694,4772,082,6552,172,944
Las PalmasProvince708,762767,969887,6761,087,2271,128,539
Santa Cruz de TenerifeProvince658,884725,815806,801995,4281,044,405
CantabriaAutonomous Community513,115527,326535,131592,543584,507
CantabriaProvince513,115527,326535,131592,543584,507
Castilla-La Mancha [Castile-La Mancha]Autonomous Community1,648,5841,658,4461,760,5162,106,3492,049,562
AlbaceteProvince339,373342,677364,835401,584386,464
Ciudad RealProvince475,129475,435478,957526,632492,591
CuencaProvince215,975205,198200,346215,169195,516
GuadalajaraProvince143,473145,593174,999257,446265,588
ToledoProvince474,634489,543541,379705,518709,403
Castilla y León [Castile and León]Autonomous Community2,583,1372,545,9262,456,4742,540,2512,383,139
ÁvilaProvince183,586174,378163,442171,655158,421
BurgosProvince363,523352,772348,934372,548356,055
LeónProvince523,607525,896488,751493,310451,706
PalenciaProvince188,479185,479174,143170,515159,123
SalamancaProvince364,305357,801345,609350,030327,338
SegoviaProvince149,361147,188147,694163,180153,663
SoriaProvince100,71994,53790,71794,62088,747
ValladolidProvince481,786494,207498,094532,772519,361
ZamoraProvince227,771213,668199,090191,621168,725
Cataluña [Catalonia]Autonomous Community5,956,4146,059,4946,343,1107,519,8387,763,362
BarcelonaProvince4,623,2044,654,4074,805,9275,522,5665,714,730
Girona (Gerona)Province467,000509,628565,304751,804786,596
Lleida (Lérida)Province353,160353,455362,206438,427439,727
TarragonaProvince513,050542,004609,673807,041822,309
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51783,517
CeutaAutonomous City65,26467,61571,50583,51783,517
Comunitat Valenciana (Comunidad Valenciana) [Valencian Community]Autonomous Community3,646,7783,857,2344,162,7765,009,9305,058,138
Alicante (Alacant)Province1,149,1811,292,5631,461,9251,852,1621,881,762
Castellón (Castelló)Province431,267446,275484,566594,423587,064
Valencia (València)Province2,066,3302,118,3962,216,2852,563,3452,589,312
ExtremaduraAutonomous Community1,064,9681,061,8521,058,5031,104,5211,059,501
BadajozProvince643,519650,388654,882691,809669,943
CáceresProvince421,449411,464403,621412,712389,558
GaliciaAutonomous Community2,811,9122,731,6692,695,8802,772,9272,695,645
A Coruña (La Coruña)Province1,093,1211,096,9661,096,0271,141,2861,120,134
LugoProvince405,365384,365357,648348,070326,013
Ourense (Orense)Province430,159353,491338,446328,695305,223
PontevedraProvince883,267896,847903,759954,876944,275
Illes Balears [Balearic Islands]Autonomous Community655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,173,008
Illes Balears (Islas Baleares) [Balearic Islands]Province655,909709,138841,6691,100,5031,173,008
La RiojaAutonomous Community254,349263,434276,702321,171319,796
La RiojaProvince254,349263,434276,702321,171319,796
MadridAutonomous Community4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,751,251
MadridProvince4,686,8954,947,5555,423,3846,421,8786,751,251
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,261
MelillaAutonomous City53,59356,60066,41181,32386,261
MurciaAutonomous Community955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,518,486
MurciaProvince955,4871,045,6011,197,6461,462,1251,518,486
Navarra [Navarre]Autonomous Community509,002519,277555,829640,125661,537
Navarra [Navarre]Province509,002519,277555,829640,125661,537
País Vasco (Euskal Herriko) [Basque Country]Autonomous Community2,141,8092,104,0412,082,5872,185,4052,213,993
Araba (Álava)Province257,850272,447286,387320,783333,626
Bizkaia (Vizcaya) [Biscay]Province1,189,2781,155,1061,122,6371,156,1941,154,334
Gipuzkoa (Guipúzcoa)Province694,681676,488673,563708,428726,033
España [Spain]Kingdom37,682,35538,872,26840,847,37146,815,91647,385,107

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