Porto Population 2023

Porto's 2023 population is now estimated at 1,374,807In 1950, the population of Porto was 729,758Porto has grown by 2,855 in the last year, which represents a 0.21% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Porto, which typically includes Porto's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Porto – or Oporto as it is also known – is a city in Portugal. It is the second largest city by population in the country. Its urban area is also the second largest. The city’s population is 237,559.

Population Size

However, the urban area has a population of 2.4 million across 150 square miles. Also notable is that it is the only city in Portugal, other than Lisbon, to be recognized as a global city.

Population Demographics

Breaking down the population further shows that there are a higher percentage of females than males. Estimates from 2016 show that the population is 55% female, compared to 45% male. The largest age group, according to 2016 estimates, is 60 to 69, followed by residents in the 50 to 59 demographic. The majority – 93.7% -- of residents were born in Portugal. The city also has residents that originally were born in Angola, Cape Verde, and countries across Europe. Porto has seen its population climb over the years and with a thriving economy and a growing tourism industry, the population is only expected to continue to increase in the coming years.

Porto Population 2023

Porto Population Data (Urban Area)

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