Santander · Population

Question: What is the population of Santander? Answer: Santander, Spain (Administrative unit: Cantabria) - last known population is ≈ 175 700 (year 2014). This was 0.38% of total Spain population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2014 (-0.44%/year), Santander population in 2018 would be: 172 639*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1950-1960] +1.45 %/year
[1960-1970] +2.31 %/year
[1970-1981] +1.73 %/year
[1981-1991] +0.62 %/year
[1991-2001] -0.56 %/year
[2001-2011] -0.15 %/year
[2011-2014] -0.44 %/year


GPS coordinates: 43.465, -3.804

Local time in Santander: 05:24 Thursday GMT+1.

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Santander on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1950c, 1960c, 1970c, 1981c, 1991c, 2001c, 2011c, 2014e. 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 Estadística, España
censo de 1960, 1970, 1981, 1991, 2001 xls, Ret. 2015-12-05
De facto populations from 1900 to 1991. Official figures from the respective Censuses
Censos de Población y Viviendas 2011 pdf
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).