Atlas of Portuguese cities
Half of the resident population in urban centres is concentrated in only 14 of the 141 cities
01 April 2005
In spite of disparities in their population size, cities (in general) have different specifications vis-à-vis the rest of the territory. Compared with the national values, cities report more dynamism at the level of the crude rate of natural increase, a lower illiteracy rate, increased participation in higher education and a higher unemployment rate.