Spain is a country in Southwestern Europe in the Mediterranean Sea, borders Portugal to the south, Gibraltar and Morocco, through its exclaves in North Africa. Spain population in 2022 is estimated to be 47.8 million, covers 505,990 sq km (195,360 sq mi), ranks thirty-first populous country in the world. Christopher Columbus's fleet departing from Spain in 1492 and discovered America, from that time around sixteenth to nineteenth century, Spanish explorers and conquerors traveled the world, claiming huge territories for the Spanish crown. For generations Spain was arguably the richest country in the world, Madrid is Spain’s largest city and is also its financial and cultural centre, as it has been for more than hundreds of years. The population of Spain as per the last census decreased by 106,146 people during 2020, standing at 47.3 million. Of the total population, 88.6% are Spanish nationals and 11.4% are foreigners.
From 2000 to 2010 the population growth in numbers is 6,009,033 with growth of 14.81 percent and from 2010 to 2020 the population growth in numbers is 774,670 with growth of 1.66 percent, Population in 1960 is 30,455,000, by 1970 the population increased by 3.4 million to 33,814,531, by 1980 the population increased to 37,491,165 and by 1990 the population is increased by 8 million to 38,867,322 in 30 years, from 1990 to 2000 population increased to 40,567,864, From 2010 to 2020 the population growth was is 6 million resulting in total of 46,576,897.
The below list shows the total foreigners living in Spain in the year 2020:
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||1,185|
|Rest of European Nationalities||467|
|Democratic Republic of Congo||865|
|Rest of Africa||5,819|
|Rest of Central America and Caribbean||1,163|
|United States of America||39,521|
|Rest of South America||49|
|Rest of Asia||8,485|
|Rest of Oceania||124|
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