The statistics regarding the Population Figures provide a quantitative measurement of the population resident in Spain, in each Autonomous Community, in each province and on each island (in the island province), broken down according to basic demographic characteristics, such as sex, year of birth, age, nationality and country of birth.
This data is used as reference population figures in all of the statistical operations of the INE (surveys, National Accounts, indicators, etc.) and is transmitted on an international level as official population data for Spain, for all intents and purposes.
Results have been provided as of 2012, linked with the Intercensus Population Estimates up until said date, and the results of the subsequent population censuses conducted in Spain. All the above contributes to the historical series of population figures for Spain.