General statistics (2011)

Population: 10,760,305
Age structure:
0-14 years: 16.2 percent
15-64 years: 65.8 percent
65 years and over: 18 percent
Population growth rate: 0.21 percent
Birth rate: 9.94 births/1,000 population
Death rate: 10.8 deaths/1,000 population
Foreigners living legally in Portugal: approximately 445,000

Life expectancy at birth:
Total population: 78.54 years
Male: 75.28 years
Female: 82.01 years
Ethnic groups: Immigrants from Portugal’s former colonies, including Brazil, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé e Príncipe, as well from Ukraine and Romania in eastern Europe.



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