RELIGION LIBRARY

Portugal

COUNTRY PROFILE

Map of Portugal

Population Population (2009 est.) 10,707,924
Religious Demographics Roman Catholic 84.5%, other Christian 2.2%, other 0.3%, unknown 9%, none 3.9% (2001 census)
Ethnic Groups Ethnic Groups homogeneous Mediterranean stock; citizens of black African descent who immigrated to mainland during decolonization number less than 100,000; since 1990 East Europeans have entered Portugal
Languages Languages Portuguese (official), Mirandese (official - but locally used)
Country Flag Flag of Portugal