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Migration and Home Affairs

usually resident population


The number of persons who, on a given reference date, are usually resident in a defined geographical area (e.g. national, regional or local).



  • BG: обичайно живеещо население
  • CS: obyvatelstvo s obvyklým pobytem
  • DE: Wohnbevölkerung
  • EL: συνήθης διαμένων πληθυσμός
  • EN: usually resident population
  • ES: población residente
  • ET: püsielanikkond
  • FI: henkikirjoitettu väestö / vakinainen väestö
  • FR: population résidente
  • GA: daonra gnáthchónaitheach
  • HU: bejelentett lakcímmel rendelkező népesség
  • IT: popolazione abitualmente residente
  • LT: nuolatiniai gyventojai
  • LV: pastāvīgie iedzīvotāji
  • MT: Popolazzjoni ta’ residenti
  • NL: geregistreerde bevolking / werkelijke bevolking
  • PL: populacja rezydentów
  • PT: população residente
  • RO: populația rezidentă obișnuită
  • SK: obyvateľstvo s obvyklým pobytom
  • SL: običajno rezidentno prebivalstvo
  • SV: stadigvarande bosatta
  • NO: fastboende befolkning (b); fastbuande folkesetnad (n)
  • KA: მუდმივი მოსახლეობა
  • UK: постійно проживаюче населення

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Related Term(s)


1. The 'number of persons' includes both nationals and foreigners (and can include both legally and irregularly residing).
2. In this context, 'usually resident' means the place where a person normally spends the daily period of rest, regardless of temporary absences for purposes of recreation, holidays, visits to friends and relatives, business, medical treatment or religious pilgrimage.
3. The following persons alone shall be considered to be usual residents of the geographical area in question:
a) those who have lived in their place of usual residence for a continuous period of at least 12 months before the reference date; or
b) those who arrived in their place of usual residence during the 12 months before the reference date with the intention of staying there for at least one year.