Urban population in Catalonia in 1900 (map)
In 1900 Catalonia had a population of 1,984,115, of which 1,052,977 (53%) lived in the province of Barcelona.
Map: Population of European cities in the 19th century
The urban population in Europe grew considerably throughout the 19th century as the Industrial Revolution progressed.
Map: Urban distribution of the Spanish population in the 19th century
In the 19th century, the population in Spain increased, thanks to the drop in mortality that initially caused a demographic transition, with strong increases in the population, passing in its final moments to a demographic stability thanks to the drop in the birth rate.