Geographia Polonica (1993) vol. 61

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La différenciation spatiale des structures démographiques de Palma de Majorque, (Iles Baléares, Espagne)

Pere A. Salvà Tomàs

Geographia Polonica (1993) vol. 61, pp. 157-170


The town of Palma (Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain) shows differentpopulation trends in its different districts. The Old Town presents a high old-ageindex and a permanent population loss. Eixample districts show an importantduality: ancient areas, with old population structures, and modern areas withimportant rates of in-migration and a high youth index. Outlying districts present adisperse constitution, with their functional classification (touristic areas, rural areas,industrial areas).

Keywords: Spain, Balearic Islands, Palma, urban population

Pere A. Salvà Tomàs, Département des Sciences de Tbrre, Université des Iles Baléares, Palma de Majorque, Espagne