population
Year Population for the beginning of the year (thousands)
2001 4 401.4
2002 4 371.5
2003 4 342.6
2004 4 315.2
2005 4 321.5
2006 4 401.3
2007 4 394.7
2008 4 382.1
2009 4 385.4
2010 4 436.4
2011 4 469.2
2012 4 497.6
2013 4 483.8
2014 4 490.5
2015 3 713.7
2016 3 720.4
2017 3 718.2