It is estimated that Portugal is currently inhabited by approximately 10.6 million people (according to the 2001 census – 10.356.117 inhabitants).

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The increase in the number of inhabitants is due to immigrants, mainly from Brazil, Ukraine, Cape Verde, Romania, Angola, and Guinea-Bissau.

More than 96% of the country's population is of Portuguese origin, and the official language is Portuguese.

The largest Portuguese diaspora is in Paris.