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23/08/2021
A. Annual series
A.1 Foreign-born population, 1991-2019
(Individuals)
Years Total Population Foreign-born
All foreign-born Born in Portugal
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total As a % of all foreign-born Change in
2019 211,049,527 0.8 807,006 0.4 8.9 185,489 0.1 23.0 8.9
2017 209,288,278 2.3 735,557 0.4 2.6 169,069 0.1 23.0 2.6
2015 204,471,769 6.7 716,568 0.4 17.3 164,705 0.1 23.0 16.2
2010 190,755,799 2.4 592,570 0.3 -7.2 137,973 0.1 23.3 -21.8
2005 186,127,103 8.7 638,582 0.4 -6.6 176,510 0.1 27.6 -17.2
2000 169,872,856 13.6 683,830 0.4 -10.9 213,203 0.1 31.2 -19.1
1991 146,815,803 .. 767,785 0.5 .. 263,609 0.2 34.3 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 30/05/2021
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Born in Portugal
Note all data in the table are census.
The data from 2005 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 31/05/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística – IBGECensos demográficos (Information for 2010 granted under request in July 2012); IMILA, Investigación Migración Internacional de Latinoamérica (Foreign born 2000) Centro Latinoamericano e Caribeño de Población (CELADE), División de Población de la CEPAL, Santiago, Chile; United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (restantes dados) (the UN data are estimates).
A.1.1 Residents born in Portugal by sex, 2000-2019
(indivíduos)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2019 185,489 92,091 49.6 93,398 50.4
2017 169,069 83,936 49.6 85,133 50.4
2015 164,705 81,770 49.6 82,935 50.4
2010 137,972 68,054 49.3 69,918 50.7
2005 176,510 85,541 48.5 90,969 51.5
2000 213,203 102,209 47.9 110,994 52.1
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 30/05/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from United Nations, CEPALUnited Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (other data) (the UN data are estimates).
A.1.2 Residents born in Portugal by age group, 2000-2010
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2010 137,973 3,652 2.6 5,363 3.9 46,126 33.4 82,832 60.0
2000 213,203 1,097 0.5 9,362 4.4 103,616 48.6 99,128 46.5
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 04/05/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from United Nations, CEPAL
A.2 Foreign population, 1991-2019
(Individuals)
Years Total Population All foreign-born
All foreign-born Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in % of total As a % of all foreigners Change in
2019 211,049,527 0.8 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2017 209,288,278 2.3 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 204,471,769 6.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2010 190,755,799 2.4 431,320 0.2 .. .. .. .. ..
2005 186,127,103 8.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2000 169,872,856 13.6 510,067 0.3 -15.9 .. .. .. ..
1991 146,815,803 .. 606,624 0.4 .. .. .. .. ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 30/05/2021
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Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
Note all data in the table are census.
The data from 2005 and 2015 were revised by the UN and amended by OEm on 31/05/2021.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística – IBGECensos demográficos (Information for 2010 granted under request in July 2012); IMILA, Investigación Migración Internacional de Latinoamérica (Foreign born 2000) Centro Latinoamericano e Caribeño de Población (CELADE), División de Población de la CEPAL, Santiago, Chile; United Nations Statistics Division (2017) and United Nations Statistics Division (restantes dados) (the UN data are estimates).
A.3 Consular registrations, 2008-2019
(Individuals)
Years All registrations Registrations by migrants born in Portugal Registrations by migrants with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total Change in
2019 821,276 13.2 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2018 713,130 3.6 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2017 687,322 2.8 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2016 667,928 -0.4 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 670,760 3.9 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2014 644,903 9.8 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2013 581,869 -5.0 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2012 612,203 2.5 425,396 69.5 -0.0 558,737 91.3 2.2
2011 596,668 -15.4 425,449 71.3 4.5 546,713 91.6 -1.0
2010 705,615 3.8 406,242 57.6 3.0 552,264 78.3 5.0
2009 678,822 4.7 394,026 58.0 2.5 524,847 77.3 6.0
2008 646,677 .. 384,255 59.4 .. 493,227 76.3 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 18/10/2020
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All consular resgistrations
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Portuguese consulates abroad and Consular Management System (DGACCP), values granted under request.
A.4 Foreign inflows, 2004-2020
(Individuals)
Years Total inflows Portuguese inflows
N Change in N % of total Change in
2020 20,730 -33.8 439 2.1 -37.7
2019 31,297 2.2 705 2.3 10.5
2018 30,619 15.3 631 2.1 4.8
2017 25,936 -14.5 601 2.3 -16.8
2016 30,322 -17.8 722 2.4 -44.2
2015 36,868 -21.1 1,294 3.5 -32.6
2014 46,740 -24.4 1,921 4.1 -33.8
2013 61,842 -7.5 2,904 4.7 25.6
2012 66,821 -2.7 2,161 3.2 28.6
2011 68,693 18.5 1,543 2.2 48.3
2010 56,006 23.4 798 1.4 11.3
2009 42,914 -2.5 708 1.6 4.1
2008 43,993 33.0 679 1.6 19.0
2007 29,488 13.7 550 1.9 13.3
2006 25,440 5.0 477 1.9 -19.8
2005 24,158 16.5 595 2.5 19.0
2004 20,162 .. 482 2.4 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 23/08/2021
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Portuguese inflows
Note the values are referent to the authorizations granted to foreigners by country of origin. The total values from 2016 and 2017 were rectified by the responsible entity and altered by the OEm on 28/10/2020.
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, Gabinete do Ministro, Coordenação Geral de Imigração (CGIg), Autorizações concedidas a estrangeiros por país de origem até 2010 accessed in 30/05/2011); Ministério da Justiça e Segurança Pública, Portal de Imigração Laboralannual reports and situational reports (data from 2011 onwards).
A.6 Remittances, 2000-2020
(Euros, thousands)
Years Inward flows (thousand euros) (a) Outward flows (thousand euros) (b) Balance (a/b)
Change in N Change in
2020 12,720 -19.9 241,470 0.7 0.06
2019 15,890 -17.3 239,730 -5.5 0.07
2018 19,220 -22.6 253,590 12.6 0.08
2017 24,820 14.6 221,720 -3.2 0.12
2016 21,200 5.9 229,060 -1.0 0.10
2015 19,950 -25.6 231,380 -9.4 0.09
2014 26,830 38.4 255,300 0.8 0.11
2013 16,520 35.0 253,250 10.9 0.07
2012 10,730 18.6 225,650 -18.7 0.05
2011 8,730 -17.6 277,570 -9.4 0.04
2010 10,590 15.9 306,350 -1.2 0.04
2009 8,910 -8.7 309,960 -6.6 0.03
2008 9,760 20.0 331,710 6.0 0.03
2007 7,810 -4.6 311,840 -10.6 0.03
2006 8,190 -7.7 348,660 23.3 0.03
2005 8,870 25.8 267,590 19.1 0.04
2004 6,580 -30.6 216,470 21.9 0.04
2003 9,480 -41.7 168,980 48.5 0.06
2002 16,260 13.1 87,000 39.5 0.19
2001 14,130 -20.5 52,660 35.8 0.27
2000 17,780 .. 33,790 .. 0.53
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 17/02/2021
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Remittances
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Banco de PortugalBP stat, Estatísticas de balança de pagamentos, Remessas de emigrantes/imigrantes.
B. Census
B.2 Resident population by census and sex, according to country of birth, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By sex Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 137,972 100
Female .. .. .. .. 68,054 49.3
Male .. .. .. .. 69,918 50.7
2000/2001            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 213,203 100
Female .. .. .. .. 102,209 47.9
Male .. .. .. .. 110,994 52.1
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100 263,610 100
Female .. .. .. .. 123,288 46.8
Male .. .. .. .. 140,322 53.2
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 23/08/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
B.3 Resident population by census and age group, according to country of birth, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By age group Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 137,973 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 3,652 2.6
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 5,363 3.9
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 46,126 33.4
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 82,832 60.0
2000/2001            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 213,203 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 1,097 0.5
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 9,362 4.4
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 103,616 48.6
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 99,128 46.5
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. .. 263,610 ..
-15 Years .. .. .. .. 1,143 0.4
15-39 Years .. .. .. .. 31,346 11.9
40-64 Years .. .. .. .. 146,817 55.7
65+ Years .. .. .. .. 84,304 32.0
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 23/08/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by age group
B.5 Residents born in Portugal by labour force status, 1991-2011
(indivíduos)
By labour force status Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2010/2011            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 134,950 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 47,222 35.0
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 87,728 65.0
2000/2001            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 212,432 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 84,886 40.0
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 127,546 60.0
1991/1992            
Total Population .. 100.0 .. 100.0 263,246 100.0
Employed .. .. .. .. 119,273 45.3
Unemployed .. .. .. .. .. 0.0
Inactive .. .. .. .. 143,973 54.7
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 23/08/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by labour force status

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