Pop­u­la­tion rise in de­tail

Costa Blanca News (North Edition) - - NEWS - By Nuria Pérez [email protected]­news.es

AP­PEALS from lo­cal au­thor­i­ties to ex­pats to sign on the mu­nic­i­pal regis­ter (padrón) in Ali­cante prov­ince ap­pear to have borne fruit, ac­cord­ing to the lat­est re­port by the na­tional statis­tics in­sti­tute (INE).

De­tailed fig­ures now show that the num­ber of reg­is­tered res­i­dents in­creased in 2018 in most towns and cities in the north coast of Ali­cante.

Ac­cord­ing to INE, the high­est pop­u­la­tion rises oc­curred in Calpe (829 new res­i­dents), Benidorm (727 new res­i­dents), Ori­huela (681 new res­i­dents), Santa Pola (608 new res­i­dents).

How­ever in the south, Tor­re­vieja con­tin­ues to haem­or­rhage reg­is­tered cit­i­zens, down by 653 – and the south Ali­cante town has lost more res­i­dents than any other mu­nic­i­pal­ity in Ali­cante prov­ince in the last five years.

Nev­er­the­less, Tor­re­vieja is still the third most pop­u­lated city in Ali­cante prov­ince – only Ali­cante and Elche have more reg­is­tered res­i­dents, with Ori­huela in fourth and Benidorm (67,558) in fifth.

Only Vil­la­joyosa and Elche have grown in the last five years, with the for­mer up from 33,834 to 33,969 and the later ris­ing from 230,224 to 230,625.

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