Monday, February 10, 2019. The municipality of Puerto Lumbreras has experienced a population growth of 2.74% between 2018 and 2019. The population in the municipality as of January 1, 2018 was 14,981 inhabitants and January 1, 2019 of 15,394, assuming an increase of 413 people, a 2.74% increase, according to figures published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), being one of the municipalities of the Region of Murcia that has recently experienced greater population growth.
By sex, 48'88 percent of the population are women and 51'12 percent are men, while by age, 16'62 percent are older than 65, 17'38 percent are under 16 years and 66 percent constitute the adult population.
As for the number of foreign citizens, in 2018 the figure was 3354 people and at the end of 2019 it was 3801, assuming an increase of 447 people, equivalent to 13.3 percent, 60 different nationalities coexisting in the municipality
This population growth of the town continues its trend in recent years, being also Puerto Lumbreras a town that has a young population since more than 80% of the population is under 65. The mayor of Puerto Lumbreras, María Ángeles Tunisia, He pointed out that "we work for the well-being of citizens and we have taken advantage of the many positive aspects of the municipality to make it a better place to live. Today, Puerto Lumbreras offers a wide range of quality public services, equipment and infrastructure that have made this municipality an attractive city. "
Tunisia has added that "Puerto Lumbreras grows, in population and well-being for the Lumbrerenses, and has managed to generate opportunities and quality of life, that's why we continue to grow."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras