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 Cties (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Cties (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Integrated system of statistical nomenclatures
First available period 2001
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • 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.
  • 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
Last update date 28/01/2022

 

 Parishes (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Parishes (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Integrated system of statistical nomenclatures
First available period 2001
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • FREGUESIA:  Circunscrição administrativa em que se subdivide o Concelho.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 28/01/2022

 

 Small towns (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Small towns (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Integrated system of statistical nomenclatures
First available period 2001
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • SMALL TOWN:  Continuous population cluster with over 3,000 registered voters, disposing of at least half of the following communal facilities: a) Medical assistance depot; b) Pharmacy; c) Local community centres (e.g. local centre for fishermen, show venue, cultural centre or other centres); d) Public transport; e) Post office; f) Commercial and hotel establishments; g) Institution providing compulsory schooling; h) Bank branch;
  • 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
Last update date 28/01/2022

 

 Population's density (No./ km²)
Characteristic Description
Name Population's density (No./ km²) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Annual estimates of resident population
First available period 2004
Last available period 2021
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
Concepts
  • 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.
  • POPULATION DENSITY:  The intensity of settlement expressed as the ratio between (total) population and surface (land) area (usually expressed as the number of inhabitants per square kilometer).
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule Total of persons/ Area (square kilometer)
Measure unit (symbol) Number/ Square kilometer (No./ km²)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 14/06/2022


information presented in 19/8/2022