Immigration has been a significant driver behind the growth of Portugal's resident population, which increased to 10.47 million in 2022, as per estimates shared on Thursday (15) by Portugal's National Institute of Statistics (INE).
The institute's report also noted an accelerated aging rate in the country.
Portugal saw its resident population rise by 46,249 individuals in 2022, reaching a total of 10,467,366 (comprising 5,001,811 men and 5,465,555 women), up from 10,347,892 in 2021.
The INE's report highlighted a positive migration balance of 86,889 people, 14 . . .