๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Population of Portugal

10,223,348
Current Population of Portugal
-24,707
Net population growth this year
111.14
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Portugal reached 10,223,348, of which 4,827,072 people are male and 5,396,276 female. The country has a population density of 111.1415 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of -0.242% for the year. According to the latest data, Portugal is set to decrease its population size by -24,707 people next year. Making the total population count of Portugal 10,223,348 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Portugal (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Portugal grown from 8,416,952 people to 10,223,348. An increase of the population size by 21.46% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 8,416,952 4,046,278 4,370,674 61,191 91.5035 0.727%
1951 8,472,644 4,071,823 4,400,822 50,192 92.109 0.592%
1952 8,523,684 4,094,956 4,428,728 51,888 92.6638 0.609%
1953 8,573,396 4,117,309 4,456,087 47,537 93.2043 0.554%
1954 8,619,174 4,137,136 4,482,037 44,018 93.702 0.511%
1955 8,665,452 4,157,383 4,508,068 48,537 94.205 0.56%
1956 8,707,083 4,175,124 4,531,958 34,726 94.6576 0.399%
1957 8,748,070 4,192,182 4,555,888 47,247 95.1032 0.54%
1958 8,799,094 4,214,144 4,584,949 54,801 95.6579 0.623%
1959 8,849,589 4,235,618 4,613,971 46,190 96.2069 0.522%
1960 8,882,469 4,249,466 4,633,003 19,569 96.5643 0.22%
1961 8,896,915 4,254,790 4,642,126 9,325 96.7214 0.105%
1962 8,905,437 4,257,083 4,648,355 7,718 96.814 0.087%
1963 8,907,702 4,256,462 4,651,240 -3,188 96.8386 -0.036%
1964 8,905,558 4,253,541 4,652,017 -1,100 96.8153 -0.012%
1965 8,899,092 4,248,478 4,650,614 -11,833 96.745 -0.133%
1966 8,881,847 4,237,435 4,644,412 -22,656 96.5576 -0.255%
1967 8,856,641 4,221,484 4,635,157 -27,756 96.2835 -0.313%
1968 8,821,528 4,200,232 4,621,295 -42,471 95.9018 -0.481%
1969 8,768,151 4,169,358 4,598,792 -64,282 95.3215 -0.733%
1970 8,683,632 4,122,840 4,560,791 -104,757 94.4027 -1.206%
1971 8,700,518 4,131,349 4,569,170 138,531 94.5863 1.592%
1972 8,833,266 4,202,047 4,631,219 126,964 96.0294 1.437%
1973 8,957,960 4,269,076 4,688,884 122,424 97.385 1.367%
1974 9,079,604 4,334,056 4,745,548 120,863 98.7074 1.331%
1975 9,202,708 4,399,620 4,803,089 125,347 100.0458 1.362%
1976 9,330,201 4,467,375 4,862,826 129,637 101.4318 1.389%
1977 9,458,997 4,535,642 4,923,355 127,956 102.832 1.353%
1978 9,578,256 4,599,307 4,978,949 110,561 104.1285 1.154%
1979 9,686,178 4,656,957 5,029,222 105,285 105.3017 1.087%
1980 9,785,252 4,709,354 5,075,898 92,861 106.3788 0.949%
1981 9,856,752 4,746,522 5,110,230 50,140 107.1561 0.509%
1982 9,904,424 4,770,487 5,133,936 45,203 107.6743 0.456%
1983 9,943,821 4,790,548 5,153,273 33,592 108.1026 0.338%
1984 9,974,819 4,806,598 5,168,221 28,404 108.4396 0.285%
1985 9,996,896 4,817,772 5,179,124 15,749 108.6796 0.158%
1986 10,011,030 4,824,772 5,186,258 12,519 108.8333 0.125%
1987 10,020,204 4,829,226 5,190,977 5,829 108.933 0.058%
1988 10,023,310 4,830,160 5,193,150 384 108.9668 0.004%
1989 10,020,314 4,827,644 5,192,670 -6,375 108.9342 -0.064%
1990 10,007,346 4,820,327 5,187,019 -19,562 108.7932 -0.195%
1991 9,986,415 4,808,784 5,177,631 -22,299 108.5657 -0.223%
1992 9,978,744 4,803,290 5,175,454 6,955 108.4823 0.07%
1993 9,992,103 4,808,603 5,183,500 19,764 108.6275 0.198%
1994 10,018,104 4,821,330 5,196,775 32,238 108.9102 0.322%
1995 10,051,248 4,838,522 5,212,726 34,049 109.2705 0.339%
1996 10,087,645 4,857,487 5,230,158 38,744 109.6662 0.384%
1997 10,130,549 4,879,541 5,251,008 47,064 110.1326 0.465%
1998 10,179,415 4,904,549 5,274,866 50,669 110.6639 0.498%
1999 10,233,369 4,932,461 5,300,908 57,238 111.2504 0.559%
2000 10,300,626 4,967,626 5,332,999 77,275 111.9816 0.75%
2001 10,371,819 5,004,336 5,367,482 65,111 112.7555 0.628%
2002 10,430,914 5,030,278 5,400,636 53,077 113.398 0.509%
2003 10,473,344 5,045,304 5,428,040 31,783 113.8593 0.303%
2004 10,501,522 5,054,514 5,447,008 24,574 114.1656 0.234%
2005 10,523,314 5,061,076 5,462,239 19,011 114.4025 0.181%
2006 10,543,946 5,067,237 5,476,710 22,253 114.6268 0.211%
2007 10,565,551 5,073,406 5,492,145 20,956 114.8617 0.198%
2008 10,580,960 5,074,772 5,506,189 9,863 115.0292 0.093%
2009 10,591,343 5,072,332 5,519,011 10,902 115.1421 0.103%
2010 10,588,401 5,064,022 5,524,378 -16,786 115.1101 -0.159%
2011 10,564,826 5,045,028 5,519,798 -30,364 114.8538 -0.287%
2012 10,522,086 5,016,076 5,506,010 -55,116 114.3892 -0.524%
2013 10,464,535 4,979,863 5,484,672 -59,986 113.7635 -0.573%
2014 10,408,372 4,943,858 5,464,514 -52,340 113.1529 -0.503%
2015 10,365,436 4,915,616 5,449,820 -33,533 112.6861 -0.324%
2016 10,332,753 4,895,002 5,437,750 -31,832 112.3308 -0.308%
2017 10,307,530 4,878,087 5,429,442 -18,614 112.0566 -0.181%
2018 10,289,835 4,862,542 5,427,292 -16,776 111.8643 -0.163%
2019 10,289,923 4,857,720 5,432,203 16,952 111.8652 0.165%
2020 10,298,192 4,859,873 5,438,319 -415 111.9551 -0.004%
2021 10,290,103 4,854,733 5,435,370 -15,762 111.8672 -0.153%
2022 10,270,865 4,846,168 5,424,696 -22,714 111.658 -0.221%
2023 10,247,605 4,836,767 5,410,838 -23,806 111.4052 -0.232%
2024 10,223,348 4,827,072 5,396,276 -24,707 111.1415 -0.242%

Statements that can be derived from Portugal's population data

  • Portugal has a population of 10,223,348 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Portugal's population is equivalent to 0.13% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Portugal's population will decrease with -24,707 people.
  • In 2024, 9,999 more people will immigrate to Portugal than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in Portugal is 46.18 years.
  • In Portugal there are 111.14 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 2.19 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Portugal.
  • In Portugal, 4,827,072 of the total population are male, and 5,396,276 are female.

Future Population of Portugal (2024 - 2100)

Portugal's population is set to decrease in the future from 10,223,348 people to 6,885,463 people. A decrease of the population size by -18.2% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 10,223,348 4,827,072 5,396,276 -24,707 111.1415 -0.242%
2025 10,198,116 4,817,060 5,381,056 -25,758 110.8672 -0.253%
2026 10,172,106 4,806,790 5,365,316 -26,262 110.5844 -0.258%
2027 10,145,530 4,796,340 5,349,190 -26,891 110.2955 -0.265%
2028 10,118,394 4,785,673 5,332,721 -27,381 110.0005 -0.271%
2029 10,090,603 4,774,741 5,315,862 -28,201 109.6983 -0.279%
2030 10,062,183 4,763,548 5,298,635 -28,638 109.3894 -0.285%
2031 10,033,283 4,752,136 5,281,148 -29,162 109.0752 -0.291%
2032 10,003,604 4,740,376 5,263,228 -30,195 108.7526 -0.302%
2033 9,973,208 4,728,279 5,244,929 -30,598 108.4221 -0.307%
2034 9,942,164 4,715,838 5,226,326 -31,489 108.0846 -0.317%
2035 9,910,155 4,702,908 5,207,246 -32,530 107.7366 -0.328%
2036 9,876,958 4,689,384 5,187,574 -33,865 107.3757 -0.343%
2037 9,842,256 4,675,136 5,167,120 -35,537 106.9985 -0.361%
2038 9,806,204 4,660,242 5,145,962 -36,569 106.6065 -0.373%
2039 9,768,966 4,644,788 5,124,178 -37,906 106.2017 -0.388%
2040 9,730,312 4,628,694 5,101,618 -39,402 105.7815 -0.405%
2041 9,690,100 4,611,901 5,078,200 -41,021 105.3444 -0.423%
2042 9,648,403 4,594,454 5,053,949 -42,374 104.891 -0.439%
2043 9,605,092 4,576,263 5,028,829 -44,248 104.4202 -0.461%
2044 9,560,036 4,557,297 5,002,740 -45,864 103.9304 -0.48%
2045 9,513,430 4,537,660 4,975,770 -47,348 103.4237 -0.498%
2046 9,465,530 4,517,439 4,948,092 -48,451 102.903 -0.512%
2047 9,416,346 4,496,648 4,919,699 -49,917 102.3683 -0.53%
2048 9,365,892 4,475,298 4,890,594 -50,992 101.8198 -0.544%
2049 9,314,294 4,453,472 4,860,821 -52,205 101.2588 -0.56%
2050 9,261,305 4,431,078 4,830,228 -53,772 100.6828 -0.581%
2051 9,207,036 4,408,116 4,798,920 -54,766 100.0928 -0.595%
2052 9,151,668 4,384,676 4,766,993 -55,969 99.4909 -0.612%
2053 9,095,340 4,360,840 4,734,499 -56,689 98.8785 -0.623%
2054 9,038,153 4,336,672 4,701,481 -57,684 98.2568 -0.638%
2055 8,980,146 4,312,203 4,667,942 -58,331 97.6262 -0.65%
2056 8,921,523 4,287,484 4,634,039 -58,914 96.9889 -0.66%
2057 8,862,380 4,262,530 4,599,850 -59,372 96.3459 -0.67%
2058 8,802,838 4,237,424 4,565,414 -59,711 95.6986 -0.678%
2059 8,742,892 4,212,201 4,530,690 -60,183 95.0469 -0.688%
2060 8,682,658 4,186,899 4,495,758 -60,285 94.3921 -0.694%
2061 8,622,415 4,161,667 4,460,747 -60,199 93.7372 -0.698%
2062 8,562,064 4,136,466 4,425,598 -60,505 93.0811 -0.707%
2063 8,501,680 4,111,279 4,390,400 -60,261 92.4246 -0.709%
2064 8,441,542 4,086,233 4,355,308 -60,017 91.7708 -0.711%
2065 8,381,647 4,061,365 4,320,282 -59,771 91.1197 -0.713%
2066 8,322,232 4,036,778 4,285,455 -59,059 90.4738 -0.71%
2067 8,263,644 4,012,601 4,251,044 -58,117 89.8369 -0.703%
2068 8,205,957 3,988,878 4,217,080 -57,258 89.2097 -0.698%
2069 8,149,236 3,965,675 4,183,560 -56,185 88.5931 -0.689%
2070 8,093,612 3,943,008 4,150,604 -55,063 87.9884 -0.68%
2071 8,039,265 3,920,884 4,118,381 -53,630 87.3976 -0.667%
2072 7,986,425 3,899,444 4,086,980 -52,050 86.8231 -0.652%
2073 7,935,164 3,878,688 4,056,477 -50,471 86.2659 -0.636%
2074 7,885,562 3,858,557 4,027,005 -48,734 85.7266 -0.618%
2075 7,837,762 3,839,091 3,998,672 -46,865 85.207 -0.598%
2076 7,791,548 3,820,177 3,971,371 -45,564 84.7045 -0.585%
2077 7,746,683 3,801,672 3,945,012 -44,166 84.2168 -0.57%
2078 7,703,326 3,783,635 3,919,692 -42,547 83.7455 -0.552%
2079 7,661,404 3,766,002 3,895,402 -41,298 83.2897 -0.539%
2080 7,620,840 3,748,734 3,872,106 -39,829 82.8487 -0.523%
2081 7,581,466 3,731,790 3,849,675 -38,921 82.4207 -0.513%
2082 7,542,970 3,714,989 3,827,980 -38,071 82.0022 -0.505%
2083 7,505,260 3,698,269 3,806,992 -37,348 81.5922 -0.498%
2084 7,468,141 3,681,588 3,786,553 -36,890 81.1887 -0.494%
2085 7,431,228 3,664,791 3,766,438 -36,935 80.7874 -0.497%
2086 7,394,380 3,647,826 3,746,554 -36,763 80.3868 -0.497%
2087 7,357,672 3,630,782 3,726,890 -36,651 79.9877 -0.498%
2088 7,320,930 3,613,573 3,707,358 -36,834 79.5883 -0.503%
2089 7,284,015 3,596,159 3,687,856 -36,996 79.187 -0.508%
2090 7,246,935 3,578,578 3,668,358 -37,163 78.7839 -0.513%
2091 7,209,800 3,560,908 3,648,892 -37,108 78.3802 -0.515%
2092 7,172,696 3,543,196 3,629,500 -37,100 77.9768 -0.517%
2093 7,135,775 3,525,566 3,610,208 -36,743 77.5754 -0.515%
2094 7,098,974 3,508,009 3,590,965 -36,857 77.1753 -0.519%
2095 7,062,308 3,490,510 3,571,797 -36,477 76.7767 -0.517%
2096 7,025,995 3,473,245 3,552,750 -36,148 76.382 -0.514%
2097 6,990,035 3,456,193 3,533,842 -35,772 75.991 -0.512%
2098 6,954,530 3,439,376 3,515,154 -35,238 75.605 -0.507%
2099 6,919,658 3,422,894 3,496,764 -34,506 75.2259 -0.499%
2100 6,885,463 3,406,813 3,478,650 -33,884 74.8542 -0.492%

Population Density of Portugal

Today, Portugal has a population density of 111.1415 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 91.5035 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 111.1415 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Portugal is projected to reach a population density of 74.8542 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Portugal Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Portugal's Population

The population growth rate of Portugal currently stands at -0.242% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.021 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Portugal will decrease to -0.242%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Portugal's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.492% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 0.727%
1960 0.22%
1970 -1.206%
1980 0.949%
1990 -0.195%
2000 0.75%
2010 -0.159%
2020 -0.004%
Year Growth Rate
2030 -0.285%
2040 -0.405%
2050 -0.581%
2060 -0.694%
2070 -0.68%
2080 -0.523%
2090 -0.513%
2100 -0.492%
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Life Expectancy of Portugal

Today, Portugal has an average life expectancy of 82.605 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 58.4793 years since the 1950 to 82.605 years in 2024. In the future, Portugal is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 92.0637 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 58,479
1960 64,151
1970 67,059
1980 71,664
1990 74,304
2000 76,830
2010 80,035
2020 81,054
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 83,554
2040 84,919
2050 86,158
2060 87,367
2070 88,556
2080 89,728
2090 90,893
2100 92,063
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Migration to and from Portugal

In 2024 Portugal will see net migrations of 9,999 people. This means that 9,999 more people will immigrate to Portugal than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Portugal was 9,999.

Net Migration for Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -40,177
1960 -99,337
1970 -193,554
1980 29,423
1990 -33,704
2000 63,195
2010 -11,820
2020 40,535
Year Net Migration
2030 9,999
2040 9,999
2050 9,999
2060 9,999
2070 9,999
2080 9,999
2090 9,999
2100 9,999
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Births in Portugal

In 2024, Portugal will see 78,946 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Portugal in 2022, when the country saw 80,033 new borns.

Births Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 205,583
1960 215,138
1970 183,309
1980 157,908
1990 116,745
2000 119,128
2010 100,988
2020 82,935
Year Births
2030 78,195
2040 75,233
2050 67,591
2060 63,067
2070 61,058
2080 57,927
2090 53,756
2100 51,962
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Deaths in Portugal

In 2024, 113,657 people will die in Portugal. That is an increase of Portugal's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 112,744 deaths.

Deaths Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 104,207
1960 96,233
1970 94,520
1980 94,470
1990 102,607
2000 105,056
2010 105,946
2020 123,874
Year Births
2030 116,835
2040 124,637
2050 131,363
2060 133,356
2070 126,108
2080 107,756
2090 100,918
2100 95,850
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Median Age in Portugal

The median age of Portugal has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Portugal will reach 52.5049 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 25.0216
1960 26.8764
1970 28.6425
1980 29.613
1990 33.2412
2000 36.7374
2010 40.5139
2020 44.6768
Year Median Age
2030 48.1724
2040 49.9609
2050 50.9157
2060 52.0371
2070 52.0428
2080 51.83
2090 52.1868
2100 52.5049
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Fertility Rate in Portugal

The fertility rate of Portugal has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Portugal will reach 1.5598 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 3.159
1960 3.1619
1970 3.0085
1980 2.244
1990 1.5558
2000 1.5425
2010 1.3852
2020 1.3909
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.4002
2040 1.4383
2050 1.4721
2060 1.503
2070 1.5153
2080 1.5446
2090 1.5475
2100 1.5598
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Infant Mortality Rate in Portugal

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Portugal while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Portugal has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 97.8388. Today, Portugal has a much better infant mortality rate of 2.1931 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Portugal is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 0.385 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Portugal Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 97.8388
1960 81.6388
1970 60.5261
1980 24.4313
1990 10.8953
2000 5.7456
2010 2.584
2020 2.3667
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 1.7389
2040 1.2834
2050 1.004
2060 0.8086
2070 0.6639
2080 0.5522
2090 0.462
2100 0.385
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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