Porto · Population

Question: What is the population of Porto? Answer: Porto, Portugal (Administrative unit: Norte) - last known population is ≈ 237 600 (year 2011). This was 2.25% of total Portugal population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2001-2011 (-1.02%/year), Porto population in 2018 would be: 221 152*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1970-1981] +0.13 %/year
[1981-1991] -0.65 %/year
[1991-2001] -1.61 %/year
[2001-2011] -1.02 %/year


GPS coordinates: 41.15, -8.611

Local time in Porto: 14:42 Wednesday GMT0.

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Porto on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1970c, 1981c, 1991c, 2001c, 2011c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Instituto Nacional de Estatística Portugal
Censos 2011 - Resultadas Preliminares (2011 Census - Preliminary Results) (in Portuguese), Instituto Nacional de Estatística, y2001, 2011
Census 1991 PDF, 20 Mb
Census 1981 PDF, 16Mb
Census 1970 PDF, 3.5 Mb
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).