THE population of the Costa Almeria capital has reached a new record, going past the 200,000 mark for the first time.
The city council has this week confirmed the number of registered residents by the beginning of this year stood at 201,780, or 2,130 more than at the start of 2019.
This puts Almeria among the 30 most populated localities in Spain, the city authority reported.
Of the city’s current inhabitants, 98,857 are men and 102,923 are women. Approximately one in five residents are aged under 18.
The number of foreigners living in the city has increased by 1,646 to 23,437. Of these just 4,673 are from other European Union member-states, down from 4,893.