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A. Annual series
A.1 Foreign-born population, 2000-2020
(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
2020 8,670,300 0.7 2,630,432 30.3 1.5 210,731 2.4 8.0 -1.6
2019 8,606,033 0.7 2,590,039 30.1 1.4 214,087 2.5 8.3 -1.6
2018 8,544,527 0.7 2,553,416 29.9 1.3 217,662 2.6 8.5 -1.5
2017 8,484,130 0.8 2,519,068 29.7 1.5 220,904 2.6 8.8 -1.0
2016 8,419,550 1.1 2,480,032 29.5 2.6 223,099 2.6 9.0 0.4
2015 8,327,126 1.1 2,416,394 29.0 2.5 222,277 2.7 9.2 1.6
2014 8,237,666 1.2 2,354,837 28.6 2.8 218,657 2.7 9.3 3.3
2013 8,139,631 1.2 2,289,560 28.1 3.1 211,451 2.6 9.2 5.8
2012 8,039,060 1.0 2,218,445 27.6 2.7 199,209 2.5 9.0 5.9
2011 7,954,662 1.1 2,158,424 27.1 3.9 187,409 2.4 8.7 8.1
2010 7,870,134 1.1 2,075,182 26.4 17.4 172,274 2.2 8.3 -16.4
2009 7,785,806 1.1 1,714,004 22.0 2.6 206,019 2.6 12.0 4.5
2008 7,701,856 1.4 1,669,715 21.7 4.0 196,842 2.6 11.8 7.0
2007 7,593,494 1.1 1,602,093 21.1 3.0 183,028 2.4 11.4 4.8
2006 7,508,739 0.7 1,554,527 20.7 0.8 174,198 2.3 11.2 3.6
2005 7,459,128 0.6 1,541,912 20.7 1.1 167,857 2.3 10.9 4.5
2004 7,415,102 0.7 1,524,663 20.6 1.6 160,249 2.2 10.5 6.1
2003 7,364,148 0.7 1,500,907 20.4 1.6 150,448 2.0 10.0 5.8
2002 7,313,853 0.8 1,476,966 20.2 2.0 141,696 1.9 9.6 3.9
2001 7,255,653 0.7 1,447,553 20.0 1.6 136,135 1.9 9.4 0.5
2000 7,204,055 .. 1,424,370 19.8 .. 135,449 1.9 9.5 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Born in Portugal
Note The concept of resident population refers, by the OFS, to permanent. 1. The values up to 2009 for those born abroad and in Portugal correspond to individuals born outside Switzerland with foreign and Portuguese nationality, respectively (it is not possible to have the variable 'country of birth' per country, only by category 'outside and within the Switzerland'); 2. As of 2010, the values for those born abroad correspond to those born outside Switzerland; 3. The previous values for foreigners were revised in 2010 by the local statistics institute and started to includ, also according to the definition of the concept of permenant resident population, asylum seekers who have been living in Switzerland for 12 months or more. 4. The values of those born in Portugal in 2014 and 2015 were reviewed by the Office Fédéral de la Statistique and amended by OEm in 05/05/2021, the values for those born in Portugal and abroad from 2000 to 2009 have been revised by the responsible entity and amended by the OEm on 20/05/2021.
A.1.1 Residents born in Portugal by sex, 2000-2020
(indivíduos)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2020 210,731 96,855 46.0 113,876 54.0
2019 214,087 98,288 45.9 115,799 54.1
2018 217,662 99,810 45.9 117,852 54.2
2017 220,904 101,178 45.8 119,726 54.2
2016 223,099 101,936 45.7 121,163 54.3
2015 222,277 101,389 45.6 120,888 54.4
2014 218,657 99,421 45.5 119,236 54.5
2013 211,451 95,942 45.4 115,509 54.6
2012 199,209 90,618 45.5 108,591 54.5
2011 187,409 85,724 45.8 101,685 54.3
2010 172,274 79,226 46.0 93,048 54.0
2009 206,019 93,282 45.3 112,737 54.7
2008 196,842 89,280 45.4 107,562 54.6
2007 183,028 83,392 45.6 99,636 54.4
2006 174,198 80,081 46.0 94,117 54.0
2005 167,857 77,618 46.2 90,239 53.8
2004 160,249 74,629 46.6 85,620 53.4
2003 150,448 70,798 47.1 79,650 53.0
2002 141,696 67,163 47.4 74,533 52.6
2001 136,135 65,211 47.9 70,924 52.1
2000 135,449 65,147 48.1 70,302 51.9
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Permanent and non permanent resident population by Year, Population type, Country of birth and Sex" (from 2010 onwards), until 2009 data granted upon request.
A.1.2 Residents born in Portugal by age group, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2020 210,731 7,761 3.7 80,203 38.1 116,783 55.4 5,984 2.8
2019 214,087 8,811 4.1 84,063 39.3 115,903 54.1 5,310 2.5
2018 217,662 10,087 4.6 88,064 40.5 114,816 52.8 4,695 2.2
2017 220,904 11,428 5.2 91,855 41.6 113,274 51.3 4,347 2.0
2016 223,099 12,898 5.8 95,206 42.7 110,896 49.7 4,099 1.8
2015 222,277 14,186 6.4 97,624 43.9 106,786 48.0 3,681 1.7
2014 218,657 15,115 6.9 98,070 44.9 102,246 46.8 3,226 1.5
2013 211,451 15,518 7.3 96,299 45.6 96,792 45.8 2,842 1.4
2012 199,209 14,988 7.5 91,552 46.0 90,217 45.3 2,452 1.2
2011 187,409 14,550 7.8 87,154 46.5 83,525 44.6 2,180 1.2
2010 172,274 11,542 6.7 81,648 47.4 77,163 44.8 1,921 1.1
2009 206,019 43,379 21.1 91,747 44.5 69,575 33.8 1,318 0.6
2008 196,842 42,233 21.5 88,819 45.1 64,599 32.8 1,191 0.6
2007 183,028 40,058 21.9 83,520 45.6 58,388 31.9 1,062 0.6
2006 174,198 39,059 22.4 80,110 46.0 54,054 31.0 975 0.6
2005 167,857 38,237 22.8 78,466 46.8 50,258 30.0 896 0.5
2004 160,249 37,041 23.1 76,471 47.7 45,908 28.6 829 0.5
2003 150,448 35,525 23.6 72,831 48.4 41,325 27.5 767 0.5
2002 141,696 34,343 24.2 69,325 48.9 37,354 26.4 674 0.5
2001 136,135 33,978 25.0 67,821 49.8 33,738 24.8 598 0.4
2000 135,449 34,227 25.3 69,752 51.5 30,922 22.8 548 0.4
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Permanent and non permanent resident population by Year, Population type, Citizenship (selection), Country of birth and Age" (from 2010), until 2009 data granted upon request.
A.2 Foreign population, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years Total Population All foreign-born
All foreign-born Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
N Change in N % of total Change in N % of total As a % of all foreigners Change in
2020 8,670,300 0.7 2,210,788 25.5 1.6 257,691 3.0 9.8 -0.9
2019 8,606,033 0.7 2,175,375 25.3 1.2 260,100 3.0 10.0 -1.2
2018 8,544,527 0.7 2,148,275 25.2 1.0 263,311 3.1 10.3 -1.2
2017 8,484,130 0.8 2,126,392 25.1 1.2 266,557 3.2 10.6 -0.8
2016 8,419,550 1.1 2,101,146 25.0 2.5 268,660 3.2 10.8 0.4
2015 8,327,126 1.1 2,048,667 24.6 2.5 267,474 3.2 11.1 1.8
2014 8,237,666 1.2 1,998,459 24.3 3.1 262,748 3.2 11.2 3.6
2013 8,139,631 1.2 1,937,447 23.8 3.5 253,227 3.1 11.1 6.0
2012 8,039,060 1.0 1,869,969 23.3 2.9 237,945 3.0 10.7 6.0
2011 7,954,662 1.1 1,815,994 22.8 2.7 223,667 2.8 10.4 5.0
2010 7,870,134 1.1 1,766,277 22.4 3.0 212,586 2.7 10.2 3.1
2009 7,785,806 1.1 1,714,004 22.0 2.6 206,019 2.6 12.0 4.5
2008 7,701,856 1.4 1,669,715 21.7 4.0 196,842 2.6 11.8 7.0
2007 7,593,494 1.1 1,602,093 21.1 3.0 183,028 2.4 11.4 4.8
2006 7,508,739 0.7 1,554,527 20.7 0.8 174,198 2.3 11.2 3.6
2005 7,459,128 0.6 1,541,912 20.7 1.1 167,857 2.3 10.9 4.5
2004 7,415,102 0.7 1,524,663 20.6 1.6 160,249 2.2 10.5 6.1
2003 7,364,148 0.7 1,500,907 20.4 1.6 150,448 2.0 10.0 5.8
2002 7,313,853 0.8 1,476,966 20.2 2.0 141,696 1.9 9.6 3.9
2001 7,255,653 0.7 1,447,553 20.0 1.6 136,135 1.9 9.4 0.5
2000 7,204,055 .. 1,424,370 19.8 .. 135,449 1.9 9.5 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Foreigners with Portuguese citizenship
Note The concept of resident population refers, by the OFS, to permanent. 1. The values up to 2009 for those born abroad and in Portugal correspond to individuals born outside Switzerland with foreign and Portuguese nationality, respectively (it is not possible to have the variable 'country of birth' per country, only by category 'outside and within the Switzerland'); 2. As of 2010, the values for those born abroad correspond to those born outside Switzerland; 3. The previous values for foreigners were revised in 2010 by the local statistics institute and started to includ, also according to the definition of the concept of permenant resident population, asylum seekers who have been living in Switzerland for 12 months or more. 4. The values of those born in Portugal in 2014 and 2015 were reviewed by the Office Fédéral de la Statistique and amended by OEm in 05/05/2021, the values for those born in Portugal and abroad from 2000 to 2009 have been revised by the responsible entity and amended by the OEm on 20/05/2021.
A.2.1 Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by sex, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2020 257,691 115,472 44.8 142,219 55.2
2019 260,100 116,556 44.8 143,544 55.2
2018 263,311 118,080 44.8 145,231 55.2
2017 266,557 119,569 44.9 146,988 55.2
2016 268,660 120,399 44.8 148,261 55.2
2015 267,474 119,855 44.8 147,619 55.2
2014 262,748 117,466 44.7 145,282 55.3
2013 253,227 113,010 44.6 140,217 55.4
2012 237,945 106,397 44.7 131,548 55.3
2011 223,667 100,433 44.9 123,234 55.1
2010 212,586 95,867 45.1 116,719 54.9
2009 206,019 93,282 45.3 112,737 54.7
2008 196,842 89,280 45.4 107,562 54.6
2007 183,028 83,392 45.6 99,636 54.4
2006 174,198 80,081 46.0 94,117 54.0
2005 167,857 77,618 46.2 90,239 53.8
2004 160,249 74,629 46.6 85,620 53.4
2003 150,448 70,798 47.1 79,650 53.0
2002 141,696 67,163 47.4 74,533 52.6
2001 136,135 65,211 47.9 70,924 52.1
2000 135,449 65,147 48.1 70,302 51.9
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Demographic balance by citizenship".
A.2.2 Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by age group, 2010-2020
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2020 257,691 44,732 17.4 98,937 38.4 109,484 42.5 4,538 1.8
2019 260,100 46,043 17.7 101,454 39.0 108,579 41.8 4,024 1.6
2018 263,311 47,554 18.1 104,267 39.6 107,908 41.0 3,582 1.4
2017 266,557 48,879 18.3 107,469 40.3 106,864 40.1 3,345 1.3
2016 268,660 49,780 18.5 110,623 41.2 105,083 39.1 3,174 1.2
2015 267,474 50,271 18.8 112,621 42.1 101,721 38.0 2,861 1.1
2014 262,748 50,144 19.1 112,337 42.8 97,758 37.2 2,509 1.0
2013 253,227 49,064 19.4 109,504 43.2 92,454 36.5 2,205 0.9
2012 237,945 46,904 19.7 103,308 43.4 85,836 36.1 1,897 0.8
2011 223,667 45,386 20.3 97,358 43.5 79,248 35.4 1,675 0.8
2010 212,586 43,874 20.6 93,362 43.9 73,869 34.8 1,481 0.7
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Resident population with Portuguese citizenship by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Population résidante permanente et non permanente selon Année, Canton, Type de population, Autorisation de résidence, Sexe, Classe d'âge et Nationalité".
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 439,342 23.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2018 336,975 3.4 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2017 325,459 2.7 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2016 316,832 0.9 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2015 314,081 2.9 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2014 305,128 3.3 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2013 294,925 2.2 .. .. .. .. .. ..
2012 288,465 3.4 210,327 72.9 2.5 283,679 98.4 3.4
2011 278,692 -0.1 204,989 73.6 -1.1 274,016 98.3 -1.7
2010 278,933 3.0 207,196 74.3 4.5 278,737 99.9 5.4
2009 270,466 4.0 197,785 73.1 0.0 263,640 97.5 1.6
2008 259,565 .. 197,738 76.2 .. 259,376 99.9 ..
[ .. ]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 grantes upon request.
A.4 Foreign inflows, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years Total inflows Portuguese inflows
N Change in N % of total Change in
2020 137,685 -5.4 7,542 5.5 -10.7
2019 145,608 -0.4 8,443 5.8 -3.3
2018 146,183 -0.7 8,733 6.0 -5.7
2017 147,142 -12.1 9,257 6.3 -8.6
2016 167,407 2.9 10,123 6.0 -17.9
2015 162,563 0.9 12,325 7.6 -19.0
2014 161,149 -3.6 15,221 9.4 -24.0
2013 167,248 9.7 20,039 12.0 5.7
2012 151,002 6.9 18,892 12.5 20.5
2011 140,508 0.7 15,020 10.7 15.3
2010 139,495 0.9 12,720 9.1 -6.5
2009 138,269 -14.5 13,601 9.8 -23.0
2008 161,629 11.0 17,657 10.9 13.1
2007 143,855 25.5 15,351 10.7 19.0
2006 107,177 7.5 12,441 11.6 2.4
2005 99,091 -1.7 12,138 12.2 -10.3
2004 100,834 2.0 13,539 13.4 9.7
2003 98,812 -5.9 12,228 12.4 26.4
2002 105,014 5.0 9,005 8.6 51.7
2001 99,746 15.6 4,347 4.4 0.8
2000 84,200 .. 4,311 5.1 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Portuguese inflows
Note 1. the flows relate to the entry of foreign permanent resident population (including changes of status) by nationality; 2. in 2014 the Office Fédéral de la Statistique changed the method of collecting and accounting entries in Switzerland, including Portuguese. For this reason, we updated the data for 2011 and 2012 on 10/16/2014; 3. Regarding Portuguese entries in Switzerland, the Office Fédéral des Migrations presents different data from the Office Fédéral de la Statistique, namely for the year 2012 with a value of 19,643 and for 2013 with a value of 21,296 (see page 12, here).
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, Immigration de la population résidante permanente selon Année et Nationalité.
A.4.1 Portuguese inflows by sex, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born Female Male
N N % of total N % of total
2020 7,542 3,139 41.6 4,403 58.4
2019 8,443 3,496 41.4 4,947 58.6
2018 8,733 3,630 41.6 5,103 58.4
2017 9,257 4,062 43.9 5,195 56.1
2016 10,123 4,366 43.1 5,757 56.9
2015 12,325 5,503 44.6 6,822 55.4
2014 15,221 6,696 44.0 8,525 56.0
2013 20,039 8,502 42.4 11,537 57.6
2012 18,892 7,719 40.9 11,173 59.2
2011 15,020 6,012 40.0 9,008 60.0
2010 12,720 5,201 40.9 7,519 59.1
2009 13,601 5,827 42.8 7,774 57.2
2008 17,657 7,437 42.1 10,220 57.9
2007 15,351 6,142 40.0 9,209 60.0
2006 12,441 5,221 42.0 7,220 58.0
2005 12,138 5,016 41.3 7,122 58.7
2004 13,539 5,560 41.1 7,979 58.9
2003 12,228 5,354 43.8 6,874 56.2
2002 9,005 3,690 41.0 5,315 59.0
2001 4,347 2,066 47.5 2,281 52.5
2000 4,311 2,153 50.0 2,158 50.1
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Portuguese inflows by sex
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Immigration de la population résidante permanente étrangère selon la nationalité par pays, le sexe et l'âge".
A.4.2 Portuguese inflows by age group, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years All foreign-born < 15 15-39 40-64 > 65
N N % of total N % of total N % of total N % of total
2020 7,542 955 12.7 4,453 59.0 2,097 27.8 37 0.5
2019 8,443 1,123 13.3 5,053 59.8 2,231 26.4 36 0.4
2018 8,733 1,109 12.7 5,210 59.7 2,394 27.4 20 0.2
2017 9,257 1,393 15.0 5,395 58.3 2,436 26.3 33 0.4
2016 10,123 1,425 14.1 6,021 59.5 2,645 26.1 32 0.3
2015 12,325 1,957 15.9 7,290 59.2 3,039 24.7 39 0.3
2014 15,221 2,335 15.4 8,955 58.8 3,897 25.6 34 0.2
2013 20,039 3,255 16.2 11,728 58.5 5,003 25.0 53 0.3
2012 18,892 2,776 14.7 11,298 59.8 4,771 25.3 47 0.2
2011 15,020 2,241 14.9 9,105 60.6 3,636 24.2 38 0.3
2010 12,720 1,992 15.7 7,690 60.5 2,997 23.6 41 0.3
2009 13,601 2,276 16.7 8,330 61.2 2,963 21.8 32 0.2
2008 17,657 2,953 16.7 10,834 61.4 3,830 21.7 40 0.2
2007 15,351 2,625 17.1 9,499 61.9 3,205 20.9 22 0.2
2006 12,441 2,287 18.4 7,752 62.3 2,369 19.0 33 0.3
2005 12,138 2,112 17.4 7,896 65.1 2,092 17.2 38 0.3
2004 13,539 2,307 17.0 8,999 66.5 2,202 16.3 31 0.2
2003 12,228 2,000 16.4 8,403 68.7 1,778 14.6 47 0.4
2002 9,005 1,172 13.0 6,538 72.6 1,263 14.0 32 0.4
2001 4,347 736 16.9 3,073 70.7 521 12.0 17 0.4
2000 4,311 671 15.6 3,137 72.8 482 11.2 21 0.5
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable ;  [ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Portuguese inflows by age group
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la Statistique, "Immigration de la population résidante permanente étrangère selon la nationalité par pays, le sexe et l'âge".
A.5 Acquisition of citizenship of the destination country, 2000-2020
(Individuals)
Years Acquisition of citizenship by all foreigners Acquisition of citizenship by Portuguese
N Change in N % of total Change in
2020 34,141 -17.0 2,008 5.9 -28.7
2019 41,127 -3.2 2,816 6.8 -14.3
2018 42,493 -5.5 3,285 7.7 -16.2
2017 44,949 4.5 3,919 8.7 -2.5
2016 42,937 5.2 4,020 9.4 12.0
2015 40,689 19.3 3,537 8.7 30.8
2014 32,836 -3.6 2,447 7.5 10.7
2013 34,061 1.6 2,184 6.4 5.2
2012 33,500 -7.0 2,071 6.2 -6.3
2011 36,012 -8.4 2,211 6.1 -0.3
2010 39,314 -9.5 2,217 5.6 -5.1
2009 43,440 -2.1 2,336 5.4 24.6
2008 44,365 1.1 1,761 4.0 -20.0
2007 43,889 -6.0 2,201 5.0 -7.6
2006 46,711 17.7 2,383 5.1 36.8
2005 38,437 7.2 1,505 3.9 20.3
2004 35,685 0.7 1,199 3.4 2.8
2003 35,424 -3.0 1,165 3.3 21.0
2002 36,515 24.5 920 2.5 15.3
2001 27,583 -3.9 779 2.8 1.8
2000 28,700 .. 765 2.7 ..
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Acquisition of citizenship by Portuguese
Source Table by Observatório da Emigração [Emigration Observatory], data from Office Fédéral de la StatistiqueAcquisition de la nationalité suisse selon la nationalité antérieure.
A.6 Remittances, 2000-2020
(Euros, thousands)
Years Inward flows (thousand euros) (a) Outward flows (thousand euros) (b) Balance (a/b)
Change in Change in
2020 1,037,020 4.7 7,600 14.7 136
2019 988,660 9.0 6,480 18.4 153
2018 899,460 11.3 5,290 -1.3 170
2017 797,490 12.6 5,360 1.9 149
2016 697,280 -18.1 5,260 0.0 133
2015 851,290 4.5 5,260 15.4 162
2014 812,810 9.2 4,450 13.5 183
2013 738,130 5.5 3,850 -25.1 192
2012 697,330 2.4 5,140 2.9 136
2011 680,730 10.0 4,990 9.2 136
2010 612,660 13.3 4,530 12.4 135
2009 530,880 -4.2 3,970 24.4 134
2008 554,120 1.7 3,000 2.7 185
2007 544,720 2.6 2,920 6.8 187
2006 530,720 2.0 2,720 -33.5 195
2005 519,890 -2.1 4,090 24.2 127
2004 531,060 2.7 3,100 -60.4 171
2003 516,590 -17.9 7,830 -11.7 66
2002 629,310 -12.8 8,870 29.0 71
2001 721,870 9.1 6,300 17.3 115
2000 655,880 .. 5,210 .. 126
[ .. ]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.1 Resident population by census and nationality, according to country of birth, 2011-2012
(indivíduos)
Nationality Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2011/2012            
Total Population 6,586,925 100.0 1,829,312 100.0 169,458 100.0
Nationality of the destination country 5,127,185 77.8 601,919 32.9 13,069 7.7
Foreign nationality 1,459,740 22.2 1,227,393 67.1 156,389 92.3
[ .. ]Data not available, residual data, not applicable[ e ]EstimateLast update: 01/09/2021
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Residents born in Portugal by nationality
B.2 Resident population by census and sex, according to country of birth, 2001-2012
(indivíduos)
By sex Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2011/2012            
Total Population 6,587,556 100.0 1,829,665 100 169,459 100
Female 3,349,662 50.8 943,708 51.6 76,419 45.1
Male 3,237,894 49.2 885,957 48.4 93,040 54.9
2001/2002            
Total Population 7,288,010 100.0 1,840,608 100 100,975 100
Female 3,720,443 51.0 956,858 52.0 47,919 47.5
Male 3,567,567 49.0 883,750 48.0 53,056 52.6
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Residents born in Portugal by sex
B.3 Resident population by census and age group, according to country of birth, 2001-2012
(indivíduos)
By age group Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2011/2012            
Total Population 6,587,556 100.0 1,829,665 27.8 167,620 2.6
-15 Years .. 0.0 .. 0.0 .. 0.0
15-39 Years 2,517,892 38.2 739,056 40.4 86,146 51.4
40-64 Years 2,786,297 42.3 818,253 44.7 81,474 48.6
65+ Years 1,283,367 19.5 272,356 14.9 .. 0.0
2001/2002            
Total Population 7,288,010 100.0 1,840,608 23.4 100,975 1.3
-15 Years 1,244,660 17.1 135,660 7.4 6,775 6.7
15-39 Years 2,562,012 35.2 735,396 40.0 64,737 64.1
40-64 Years 2,362,332 32.4 700,206 38.0 28,859 28.6
65+ Years 1,119,006 15.4 269,346 14.6 604 0.6
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B.5 Residents born in Portugal by labour force status, 2011-2012
(indivíduos)
By labour force status Total Population Foreign-born Born in Portugal
N % N % N %
2011/2012            
Total Population 6,575,251 100.0 1,822,929 100.0 168,075 100.0
Employed 4,117,685 62.6 1,152,879 63.2 136,144 81.0
Unemployed 198,515 3.0 95,980 5.3 9,596 5.7
Inactive 2,259,051 34.4 574,070 31.5 22,335 13.3
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Residents born in Portugal by labour force status

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