Barcelona

Population

Dwellings and households

Main aggregates and taxes

Economic sectors

Labour

Culture and sports

Elections

Environment

Barcelona (080193)
Population (2017)1,620,809
County Barcelonès
Surface area (km2) 101.35
Altitude (m) 13
Longitude (º) 2.178389
Latitude (º) 41.383531

Population

Density of population. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Surface area (km2) 101.35145.7532,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 15,992.215,425.2235.3
Population. By sex. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
Men 766,6251,073,7773,710,200
Women 854,1841,174,4503,845,630
Total 1,620,8092,248,2277,555,830
Population. By age groups. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 205,286300,1051,179,741
From 15 to 64 years 1,066,7761,477,6204,976,815
From 65 to 84 years 283,180388,8281,170,656
From 85 years and over 65,56781,674228,618
Total 1,620,8092,248,2277,555,830
Population. By age groups. Men. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 105,336154,257607,360
From 15 to 64 years 522,088728,4292,504,740
From 65 to 84 years 119,358165,968524,137
From 85 years and over 19,84325,12373,963
Total 766,6251,073,7773,710,200
Population. By age groups. Women. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 99,950145,848572,381
From 15 to 64 years 544,688749,1912,472,075
From 65 to 84 years 163,822222,860646,519
From 85 years and over 45,72456,551154,655
Total 854,1841,174,4503,845,630
Population. By place of birth. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
Catalonia 955,4611,298,2274,899,882
Rest of Spain 283,237428,1831,325,004
Abroad 382,111521,8171,330,944
Total 1,620,8092,248,2277,555,830
Population. By nationality. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
Spanish 1,335,9021,861,7576,514,468
Foreign 284,907386,4701,041,362
Total 1,620,8092,248,2277,555,830
Population. By nationality. Men. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
Spanish 623,712877,5043,173,353
Foreign 142,913196,273536,847
Total 766,6251,073,7773,710,200
Population. By nationality. Women. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Ongoing local census.
Extended data
Spanish 712,190984,2533,341,115
Foreign 141,994190,197504,515
Total 854,1841,174,4503,845,630
Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
No qualifications 104,138180,541623,324
Primary level 162,261247,905837,313
Secondary level 678,572976,8333,498,064
University education 444,364511,8661,264,747
Total 1,389,3361,917,1456,223,448
Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Men 71,36879,113152,608
Women 72,03979,602149,917
Total 143,407158,715302,525
AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
Extended data
Resident population 1,608,7462,232,833:
AFTE seasonal population 85,72939,483:
Total 1,694,4752,272,316:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 105.3101.8:
Commuting for Study Reasons (School Age). 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Resident Students 204,111301,5571,208,318
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 97.193.283.3
Births. By sex. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Boys 7,21610,26235,435
Girls 6,8719,75433,539
Total 14,08720,01668,974
Deaths. By sex. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Men 7,3639,93931,796
Women 8,27810,63731,493
Total 15,64120,57663,289
Marriages. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Total 6,1628,47029,355
Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Balance with Catalonia -7,053-7,627:
Balance with Spain 2,0072,1013,889
Internal migratory net balance -5,046-5,5263,889
External migrations. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Immigrations 49,49663,166128,474
Emigrations 23,38832,59383,241
External immigrations. By place of origin. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Rest of EU 11,10212,22025,505
Rest of the world 38,39450,946102,969
Total 49,49663,166128,474
Population growth. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Units: crude rate per 1,000 inhabitants
Extended data
Crude Birth Rate 8.819.039.23
Crude Death Rate 9.789.288.47
Crude Rate of Natural Increase -0.97-0.250.76
Net Migration Rate 11.349.745.66
Total Growth Rate 10.379.496.42
2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
Population Growth. 2011 107,129146,8521,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 6.886.7816.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 -0.760.373.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 7.646.413.94

Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Main 684,078926,5832,944,944
Secondary 38,76942,990470,081
Vacant 88,259109,679448,356
Total 811,1061,079,2523,863,381
Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Owned 437,631624,8882,188,657
Rented 205,912251,347582,701
Other type 40,53450,348173,586
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Up to 60 m2 192,917272,366538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 348,922484,4791,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 96,794118,656560,379
From 121 m2 and over 45,44551,083369,412
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Households. By size. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
One person 198,052249,997686,810
Two people 230,095308,382933,679
Three people 127,577182,573631,635
Four people and over 128,355185,630692,821
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
One person 198,052249,997686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 37,10946,421100,637
Couple without children 166,475226,802725,737
Couple with children 190,647278,2911,059,975
Father or mother with children 77,680104,625308,995
Two nucleuses or more 14,11520,44762,789
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944

Main aggregates and taxes

Gross domestic product (base 2010). 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
GDP (millions of euros) 66,609.478,311.3215,640.8
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 42.035.629.0
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 144.8122.7100.0
Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2014
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Agriculture 10.110.51,947.7
Industry 5,021.36,106.437,533.7
Construction 2,033.22,541.48,882.4
Services 52,463.161,197.2142,273.3
Total 59,527.869,855.5190,637.2
Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2014
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 1,715.51,917.45,611.0
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 2,132.42,557.918,947.2
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 1,173.51,631.012,975.5
Total 5,021.36,106.437,533.7
Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2014
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Trade 8,757.310,799.830,649.8
Transport, information and communications 8,085.48,990.617,458.5
Hostelry 4,211.24,647.111,034.9
Financial and insurance activities 3,568.13,925.87,670.9
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 14,775.017,452.640,401.9
Public administration and other services 13,066.115,381.235,057.3
Total 52,463.161,197.2142,273.3
Gross disposable household income (base 2010). 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
GDHI (thousands of euros) 32,713,58141,925,405125,050,246
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 20.619.116.8
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 122.7113.3100.0
Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
Extended data
Taxable base by declarer 26,68224,72822,337
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 8,1737,2976,109
Urban property tax (IBI). 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
Extended data
Number of receipts 1,130,9271,519,1125,805,013
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 87,491.978,049.865,929.0
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 703.6621.9484.6
Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Extended data
Total weath by declarer (euros) 631,040604,846516,035
Real assets (%) 34.835.037.4
Financial assets (%) 65.265.062.6

Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Units: hectares
Extended data
Cultivated land 661758792,425
Permanent pasture 2027355,107
Total 6807851,147,532
Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Units: hectares
Extended data
Herbaceous crops 480533511,150
Fruit trees 3032110,819
Olives 7598101,236
Vines 759361,391
Others 117,829
Total 661758792,425
Farms. By land ownership. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Without land 001,519
With land 547059,320
Total 547060,839
Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Without livestock 516547,172
With livestock 3513,667
Total 547060,839
Head of livestock. By species. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Bovine 00544,135
Ovine 05600,082
Caprine 02571,748
Porcine 006,742,638
Avian 222243,890,563
Female rabbits 00335,054
Equine 8819,352
Housing construction. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
Extended data
State subsidised housing starts 1503021,013
Housing starts 1,3733,23511,340
Tourist accommodation. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Hotels 7027282,978
Hotel beds 74,87679,455309,486
Campsites 00350
Campsite places 00270,585
Rural tourism 002,403
Rural tourism beds 0018,938
Fleet of vehicles. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
Extended data
Estate cars 564,416780,3303,436,271
Motorcycles 236,712285,761782,564
Industrial vehicles 101,580140,575797,084
Others 17,50723,467155,673
Total 920,2151,230,1335,171,592

Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Employed population 681,377918,9333,033,916
Unemployed population 188,958290,3431,052,138
Active population 870,3351,209,2764,086,055
Inactive population 731,5981,020,3463,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 1,389,3361,917,1456,223,448
Contributors to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
Men 338,912471,1161,704,951
Women 333,850451,7391,486,655
Total 672,762922,8553,191,606
Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
Total 713,256977,3393,353,325
Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Agriculture 2422479,074
Industry 69,19086,295433,863
Construction 25,68235,540130,643
Services 850,659968,5472,118,296
Total 945,7731,090,6292,691,876
Affiliations to S. S. self-employed system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Agriculture 19223023,518
Industry 6,0618,27148,044
Construction 8,20312,52466,715
Services 107,209133,285412,738
Total 121,665154,310551,015
Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By size of centre. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Up to 50 workers 354,115416,5401,242,627
From 51 to 250 workers 200,718231,923633,583
From 251 workers and over 390,940442,166815,666
Total 945,7731,090,6292,691,876
Contributory accounts. 03/2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Total 75,97389,598259,488
Contributory Social Security pensions by residence of pensioner. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Total 399,458544,5881,668,195
Average pension (euros) 1,060.171,034.3953.98
Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
Extended data
Agriculture 340.7552.110,052.8
Industry 5,887.810,240.450,210.2
Construction 5,287.29,760.838,933.7
Services 59,611.888,945.2291,549.9
Without previous employment 3,697.16,882.227,547.7
Total 74,824.5116,380.8418,294.4
Registered unemployment. By sex. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
Extended data
Men 34,397.853,278.6184,941.3
Women 40,426.763,102.2233,353.1
Total 74,824.5116,380.8418,294.4

Culture and sports

Population of 2 years and over. By knowledge of Catalan. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Understand 1,501,2622,058,2686,949,344
Speak 1,137,8161,487,9465,345,484
Read 1,246,5551,653,6365,750,348
Write 835,0801,092,6944,069,219
Do not understand 72,056129,239356,728
Total 1,573,3182,187,5087,306,072
Libraries. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
Extended data
Public 4161453
Others 163171394
Total 204232847
Sports facilities. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
Extended data
Pavilions 83125940
Multisport courts 5758745,703
Multisport fields 881381,643
Sports halls 1,2331,6667,223
Indoor swimming pools 158196878
Athelitcs tracks 91392
Other facilities 1,6622,23624,901
Total 4,6436,26449,437

Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 1,161,1401,597,4245,376,553
Participation (%) 60.659.058.5
Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 1,141,0611,576,0275,510,853
Participation (%) 77.176.174.9
Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 1,136,3521,570,6055,519,912
Participation (%) 67.666.763.4
Elections to the European Parliament. 2014
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Electors 1,145,4881,575,6705,318,296
Participation (%) 51.048.847.6

Environment

Municipal waste. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
Extended data
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.291.221.36
Selective collection (%) 36.033.038.6
Industrial waste. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
Extended data
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 6981,33014,278
Industrial waste (tonnes) 162,108.26206,928.543,618,076.23

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