SIX out of ten people who have registered on the census in Malaga province in the past year are foreign residents and over 65 years old. According to data from the National Institute of Statistics, of the 14,588 people who registered on the censuses of Malaga towns in 2010, 61 per cent are foreign.
This brings the total number of foreigners registered in the province up to 321,582, 20 per cent of the total number of 1,624,145 people, which is well above the Spanish average of 12.2 per cent.
The group which has grown the most is the over 65 year olds, with 8,873 new registrations. On the other hand, the group between 20 and 39 has fallen.