Etiqueta 'Population'
Calvia had 25 councillors after the 2015 election.


Calvia to lose four councillors at the next election

Changes in population mean fewer or, at two town halls, more councillors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/01/2019 20:22

Aligi Molina of Podemos, Palma's councillor for equality.


Half of Palma's foreign population is from the EU

"It is very important to promote values of multiculturalism in Palma, where there are people from 174 different countries."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/12/2017 00:00



There are twice as many Britons in Spain than Spaniards in Britain

With much of the Brexit talk focusing on rights for EU citizens living in the UK and UK citizens living in the European Union, it has been revealed that there are more than double the number of British people in Spain than Spanish people in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/06/2017 00:00

Aurora Jhardi, with the director for public function, Tomas Llado.


Palma's population continues to grow

The number of people registered as residents of Palma increased by 5,865 at the start of the year compared to 1 January, 2016.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/06/2017 00:00

There were population decreases in 24 of the 53 Majorcan municipalities.


Alcudia and Calvia register notable population decreases

Calvia had the biggest drop of the lot, with 748 fewer people and a population down below 50,000 to 49,580.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/12/2016 00:00

Human pressure? The maximum population in the Balearics had topped two million again.


People pressure, promotion and Pollensa ice-cream: the week in Majorca

The budget for tourism promotion was reduced, the level of human pressure was revealed, hotels were in congratulatory mood and an ice-cream kiosk closed.

Andrew Ede06/11/2016 00:00

The population of Majorca - permanent and temporary - has been going up by more than other parts of Spain for many years.


People, planes and poverty: the week in Majorca

Significant population growth - resident and tourist - was being forecast. The "saturation" arguments were now including seaplanes. It was time for winter tourism talk. And the poor were very much still with us.

Andrew Ede16/10/2016 00:00

Pere Garau is one of the most densely inhabited districts of Palma.


Almost 50% of Palma's districts have populations above recommended level

For a Mediterranean city, the threshold is set at no more than 120 inhabitants per hectare (10,000 square metres). Forty-two of the neighbourhoods exceed this level.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/08/2016 00:00

Balearic population continues to grow despite fall in EU residents


Balearic population continues to grow despite fall in EU residents

The third largest group is from the UK, the 15,505 British citizens also being a lower number than previously.

Humphrey Carter21/01/2016 00:00

Balearic population grows while Spain's shrinks


Balearic population grows while Spain's shrinks

Emigrating Spanish nationals were heading mainly to the United Kingdom, France and Germany.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/12/2015 00:00

Balearics could take in 300 refugees


Balearics could take in 300 refugees

The proposal was made during an extraordinary meeting of the conference on immigration in Madrid. 

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2015 00:00