• Type of operation: continuous on an annual basis.
  • Population scope: all persons with Spanish nationality residing abroad.
  • Geographical scope: from the point of view of residence abroad, all countries are covered; from the point of view of the municipality of registration for electoral purposes, the entire national territory is covered.
  • Reference period: on 1 January of each year.
  • Collection method: comprehensive from an administrative register.

Methodological documents