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 Resident population in cities (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Resident population in cities (No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2002); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Integrated system of statistical nomenclatures
First available period 2001
Last available period 2013
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2002)
  • CITY:  Continuous population cluster with over 8,000 registered voters, disposing of at least half of the following communal facilities: a) Hospitals with on-call medical assistance; b) Pharmacies; c) Fire brigade; d) Show venue and cultural centre; e) Museum and library; f) Hotel establishments; g) Preparatory and secondary education schooling facilities; h) Pre-primary education schooling facilities and nurseries; i) Public urban and suburban transport; j) Public parks or gardens.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  Set of persons who, regardless of being present or absent in a given housing unit at the moment of observation, have lived in the place of their usual residence for a continuous period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, or have arrived to the place of their usual residence during the period of 12 months prior to the moment of observation, with the purpose of living there for a year, at least.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations Figures on the resident population per city are based on the final Census 2011. Therefore, changes in the population of cities in non-census years only reflect the establishment of new cities.
Last update date 28/07/2015

information presented in 20/1/2021