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Portugal demographic (dis)continuities in 2011 : North and Central coastal Regions
Maria Cristina Sousa Gomes > Demographic Studies Review > INE, 2013, p. 139 - 168


Being available the Preliminary Results of Census 2011 it was important to characterize the main features of the population evolution. In a regional perspective one tries to develop a first characterization exercise in order to understand the demographic continuities and discontinuities. This analysis was structure based on the comparison of the interior and the coastal area.
At a first glance, from the Preliminary Results of the Census, the North Central coastal region highlights a growing heterogeneity arising continuities and ruptures.

keywords: population, population dynamics, natural growth, migration growth, regional population dynamics

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