Tarragona · Population

Question: What is the population of Tarragona? Answer: Tarragona, Spain (Administrative unit: Catalonia) - last known population is ≈ 132 200 (year 2014). This was 0.286% of total Spain population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2014 (-0.26%/year), Tarragona population in 2023 would be: 129 174*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1950-1960] -0.83 %/year
[1960-1970] +8.03 %/year
[1970-1981] +3.18 %/year
[1981-1991] +0.09 %/year
[1991-2001] +0.27 %/year
[2001-2011] +1.65 %/year
[2011-2014] -0.26 %/year


GPS coordinates: 41.117, 1.25

Local time in Tarragona: 15:39 Thursday GMT+1.

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Tarragona 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 uab.eu 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 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).