Portugal population: 10,206,106

Portugal officially a Portuguese republic is located in the south of Atlantic and the Iberian peninsula of south-western Europe. The culture of Portugal is influential, which includes salt cod and grilled sardines. One of the famous tourist spots in the Algarve’s beach. Most of the architectural wonders are from the 1500s.. The total land area covered by the country is 91,590 Km2.

Largest cities by population in Portugal

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal, which is highly populated too. Lisbon is known for its hilly and coastal locations. The view of Lisbon is authentic, where all the buildings are pastel-colored. Some other largely populated cities of Portugal are Porto, Amadora, and Braga.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Lisbon 517,802 Leiria 45,112 Arrentela 30,156
Porto 249,633 Ponte de Lima 44,667 Montijo 30,011
Amadora 178,858 Faro 41,355 Charneca de Caparica 29,763
Braga 121,394 Sesimbra 41,134 Santarem 29,385
Setubal 117,110 Guimaraes 40,604 Olhao 29,239
Coimbra 106,582 Ermesinde 39,420 Povoa de Varzim 29,044
Queluz 103,399 Santo Antonio dos Olivais 38,936 Senhora da Hora 28,930
Funchal 100,847 Portimao 38,487 Marinha Grande 28,916
Cacem 93,982 Benfica 36,985 Povoa de Santa Iria 28,901
Vila Nova de Gaia 70,811 Cascais 36,436 Sequeira 28,502
Algueirao 66,250 Maia 36,426 Massama 28,112
Loures 66,231 Viana do Castelo 36,148 Matosinhos 28,070
Felgueiras 58,065 Oeiras 35,000 Gondomar 27,691
Evora 55,620 Beja 34,760 Aguas Santas 27,686
Rio de Mouro 54,695 Esposende 34,625 Vila do Conde 27,642
Odivelas 54,624 Braganca 34,375 Caldas da Rainha 27,378
Aveiro 54,162 Almada 34,008 Sao Martinho 26,482
Amora 52,577 Olivais 33,788 Canidelo 26,431
Corroios 52,520 Castelo Branco 33,479 Viseu 26,364
Barreiro 51,280 Alcabideche 33,315 Sintra 26,193
Monsanto 50,000 Espinho 32,786 Paco de Arcos 25,974
Rio Tinto 49,966 Camara de Lobos 32,209 Sao Mamede de Infesta 25,940
Sao Domingos de Rana 46,718 Guarda 32,111
Figueira da Foz 46,600 Alvalade 31,813

Population history Portugal

In the year 2010, the total population of Portugal was 10,596,058. As per the 2020 records, the current population is 10,196,709. The population rate is diminishing every year. It is -0.29% less than the population of the previous year. The migration percentage is declining -6000. The median age, fertility rate, and urban population have one percentage increase in 2020. From the year 2016 to 2019, the global rank of Portugal is 88, and in 2020 it is 89.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,196,709 -0.29% -29,478 -6,000 46.2 1.29 111 66.50% 6,775,807 0.13% 7,794,798,739 89
2019 10,226,187 -0.29% -30,006 -6,000 44.3 1.28 112 65.90% 6,743,854 0.13% 7,713,468,100 88
2018 10,256,193 -0.31% -32,334 -6,000 44.3 1.28 112 65.40% 6,710,993 0.13% 7,631,091,040 88
2017 10,288,527 -0.36% -37,011 -6,000 44.3 1.28 112 64.90% 6,678,201 0.14% 7,547,858,925 88
2016 10,325,538 -0.41% -42,813 -6,000 44.3 1.28 113 64.40% 6,646,760 0.14% 7,464,022,049 88
2015 10,368,351 -0.43% -45,541 -28,000 43.9 1.28 113 63.80% 6,617,197 0.14% 7,379,797,139 86
2010 10,596,058 0.17% 17,513 18,427 41.6 1.37 116 60.90% 6,451,825 0.15% 6,956,823,603 79
2005 10,508,495 0.41% 42,277 35,671 39.4 1.45 115 57.80% 6,077,668 0.16% 6,541,907,027 76
2000 10,297,112 0.40% 41,157 34,721 37.8 1.46 112 54.70% 5,633,127 0.17% 6,143,493,823 74
1995 10,091,325 0.39% 39,192 29,824 36 1.48 110 51.40% 5,187,432 0.18% 5,744,212,979 72
1990 9,895,364 -0.07% -6,764 -29,575 34.2 1.62 108 48.20% 4,769,183 0.19% 5,327,231,061 71
1985 9,929,184 0.36% 35,644 -13,379 32.1 2.01 108 45.60% 4,523,234 0.20% 4,870,921,740 65
1980 9,750,964 1.23% 115,745 39,726 30.6 2.55 106 43.00% 4,195,006 0.22% 4,458,003,514 60
1975 9,172,241 1.18% 104,180 21,637 29.8 2.83 100 41.00% 3,761,504 0.22% 4,079,480,606 61
1970 8,651,340 -0.48% -42,188 -139,433 29.6 3.12 94 39.00% 3,376,697 0.23% 3,700,437,046 62
1965 8,862,280 0.04% 3,527 -109,066 28.9 3.19 97 37.10% 3,286,357 0.27% 3,339,583,597 47
1960 8,844,645 0.50% 43,823 -65,311 27.9 3.12 97 35.20% 3,108,907 0.29% 3,034,949,748 49
1955 8,625,532 0.49% 41,713 -61,475 27.3 3.1 94 33.10% 2,857,954 0.31% 2,773,019,936 47

Portugal population forecast

The reduced population in the year 2050 is anticipated as 9,084,576, and the yearly change compared to the previous year is denoted as –o.55%. The average median age of the country is presently 46, but in 2050 it will rise up to 52.2. The fertility percentage from the year 2020 to 2050 remains static, which is 1.29. There is approximately a 10 percent rise in the urban population in 2050. The urban population in 2050 is 78.5% that is 7,133,527. The global rank of Portugal in 2050 is 102; this is due to the decrease in the total population.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,196,709 -0.33% -34,328 -6,000 46.2 1.29 111 66.50% 6,775,807 0.13% 7,794,798,739 89
2025 10,060,418 -0.27% -27,258 8,000 48.1 1.29 110 68.80% 6,926,293 0.12% 8,184,437,460 94
2030 9,912,679 -0.30% -29,548 10,000 49.8 1.29 108 71.10% 7,048,858 0.12% 8,548,487,400 96
2035 9,747,506 -0.34% -33,035 10,000 51 1.29 106 73.20% 7,135,335 0.11% 8,887,524,213 97
2040 9,558,265 -0.39% -37,848 10,000 51.6 1.29 104 75.10% 7,178,825 0.10% 9,198,847,240 97
2045 9,338,123 -0.46% -44,028 10,000 51.9 1.29 102 76.90% 7,179,085 0.10% 9,481,803,274 99
2050 9,084,576 -0.55% -50,709 52.2 1.29 99 78.50% 7,133,527 0.09% 9,735,033,990 102

Portugal demographics

The population pyramid of Portugal shows the male and female population as 47.31% and 52.69%. The female ratio is 0.90% greater than the male population. The life expectancy rate for both the sexes is an average of 82.65 years. Infant mortality and death under age 5 is 2.3 and 2.7, respectively.

Portugal politics and religion

The dominant religion in Portugal is Christianity. The Roman Catholic population is 81% that percentage is the highest of all groups. Other Christian groups, 3.3%, Muslims and Jews 0.6%, non-believers 6.8%, and unspecified 8.3%.

Portugal economy

Portugal holds the 42nd rank for the best economy at the global level. Its robust participation in international trade among the European Union is the major economic information worldwide. The import and export field is the main sector contributing to the economy of Portugal.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%