According to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute (INE), Spain has its largest population ever recorded.

According to the definitive data published on Tuesday, January 24 by the National Statistics Institute (INE), Spain is home to more inhabitants than ever. As of January 1, 2022, a total of 47,475,420 were registered in the country.

This is equivalent to the historical maximum of the population of Spain after an increase of 90,313 inhabitants with respect to the previous year, 0.19% more.

The INE said that this figure represents a recovery from the decrease registered in 2020, a year marked by deaths from the Covid-19 pandemic. The recovery is mainly due to the increase in the foreign population, points out the INE, which increased by 102,784, up to a total of 5,542,932.

Foreigners now account for 11.7 percent of the Spanish population, a figure that has not been recorded in the historical series of the INE since 2013.

Ten years ago, the percentage of registered foreigners was 12.1%, a figure that gradually fell to 9.8% in 2017, the lowest figure in the last decade. The rest of the inhabitants, who add up to 41,932,488, have Spanish nationality and represents a decrease of 12,471 people compared to the previous year.

The average age of the registered population is 44.1 years. That of Spaniards is 45 years and that of foreigners is 37.1 years (that of citizens of countries belonging to the European Union stands at 39.6 years).

UK natives have the highest median ages among the predominant nationalities at 54.1 years. The next is Germany with 50, and France with 43 years. On the contrary, the lowest correspond to citizens of Honduras with 30.4 years, Pakistan with 31.1 and Morocco with 32 years.

Andalusia, with a total of 741,378, is the community with the largest number of foreigners. They are followed by Aragon (164,762) and Asturias (45,630). It is compared with the three with the lowest presence of non-Spaniards: La Rioja (41,755), Melilla (11,675) and Ceuta (4,910).

The number of registered foreigners who belong to the European Union amounts to a total of 1,617,911 of the almost 5.5 million non-Spaniards. Of these, the most numerous are the Romanians (623,097), followed by the Italians (273,889) and the Germans (115,099).

Of the remaining foreign registrants, Moroccan Citizens (883,243), Colombians (314,679) and British (293,171) stand out.

As a consequence of the war with Russia, the number of Ukrainians increased considerably in 2022 and they are among the 20 predominant nationalities in Spain. As of January 1, 2022, there were 111,443 registered.

As for the most populated communities, those with the most inhabitants registered in the census as of January 1, 2022 are Andalusia, Catalonia and the Community of Madrid. Those that are at the end of the list are La Rioja, Cantabria and Navarra.

Of the total of 8,131 municipalities in Spain, 4,991 have a population of less than 1,000 inhabitants: more than 2,000 are part of Castilla y León, some 630 of Castilla-La Mancha and 620 of Aragón.

As for larger municipalities, in Spain there are 64 municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants: 13 belong to Andalusia, 11 to Catalonia and 10 to the Community of Madrid, according to reports 20minutos.es.

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