Colombians in Spain

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Colombians in Spain
Total population
356,475 [1]
Roman Catholicism
Related ethnic groups
Argentines in Spain
Uruguayans in Spain

The presence of Colombians in Spain dates back to the 1980s.


In 2015 in Spain there were 145,490 Colombian nationals in Spain and 203,675 Colombian-born naturalized Spanish citizens.[1] The total Colombian-born population in Spain for that year was 356,475 people. The overall Colombian population decreased significantly due to emigration as the result of Spain´s protracted 2008-2016 economic crisis.

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  1. ^ a b "Nota de prensa" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain). Retrieved 2015-10-28.