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 Primacy index of the urban system (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Primacy index of the urban system (No.) by Place of residence (NUTS - 2013); Irregular
Regularity Irregular
Source Statistics Portugal, Population and housing census - 2011
First available period 2011
Last available period 2018
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence (NUTS - 2013)
  • 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.
  • 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.
Formule Resident population of the largest city/ Resident population of the second largest city
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 11/03/2019

information presented in 7/2/2023