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Dataset | 27 April 2021

Population

Eurostat disseminates the population data as transmitted by the countries in accordance with the Article 3 of Regulation (EU) No 1260/2013 on European demographic statistic and Article 3 of Regulation (EU) No 862/2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection.

Population data are transmitted as data on 31 December of the year T and then published by Eurostat as Population on 1 January of year T+1. The population datasets available at national level have various disaggregation; as follows: by age; sex; country of birth; country of citizenship; group of country of birth; group of country citizenship and level of human development of the country (of birth and of citizenship).

Citizenship is defined as the particular legal bond between an individual and his/her State; acquired by birth or naturalization; whether by declaration; choice; marriage or other means according to national legislation.

Country of birth is defined as the country of residence (in its current borders; if the information is available) of the mother at the time of the birth or; in default; the country (in its current borders; if the information is available) in which the birth took place.

Level of development is defined as the relative degree of development of a country as defined by statistical measures of three basis dimensions - health; education and standard of living.

Table codeDescription
migr_pop1ctzPopulation on 1 January by age group; sex and citizenship
migr_pop2ctzPopulation on 1 January by age; sex and broad group of citizenship
migr_pop3ctbPopulation on 1 January by age group; sex and country of birth
migr_pop4ctbPopulation on 1 January by age; sex and broad group of country of birth
migr_pop5ctzPopulation on 1 January by sex; citizenship and broad group of country of birth
migr_pop6ctbPopulation on 1 January by sex; country of birth and broad group of citizenship
migr_pop7ctzPopulation on 1 January by age group; sex and level of human development of the country of citizenship
migr_pop8ctbPopulation on 1 January by age group; sex and level of human development of the country of birth

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