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Besalú (170195)
Population (2018)2,467
County Garrotxa
Surface area (km2) 4.93
Altitude (m) 151
Longitude (º) 2.699914
Latitude (º) 42.201719

Population

Density of population. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 4.93734.6232,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 500.477.1236.7
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Population. By sex. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 1,16128,2073,730,326
Women 1,30628,4063,869,739
Total 2,46756,6137,600,065
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Population. By age groups. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 4018,5601,177,134
From 15 to 64 years 1,48236,3635,001,510
From 65 to 84 years 4649,2011,185,318
From 85 years and over 1202,489236,103
Total 2,46756,6137,600,065
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 1984,402605,920
From 15 to 64 years 71218,7682,515,807
From 65 to 84 years 2144,223531,494
From 85 years and over 3781477,105
Total 1,16128,2073,730,326
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 2034,158571,214
From 15 to 64 years 77017,5952,485,703
From 65 to 84 years 2504,978653,824
From 85 years and over 831,675158,998
Total 1,30628,4063,869,739
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Population. By place of birth. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Catalonia 1,92942,0874,917,988
Rest of Spain 2214,7951,301,357
Abroad 3179,7311,380,720
Total 2,46756,6137,600,065
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Population. By nationality. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Spanish 2,20848,7056,517,966
Foreign 2597,9081,082,099
Total 2,46756,6137,600,065
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Spanish 1,05624,0363,175,354
Foreign 1054,171554,972
Total 1,16128,2073,730,326
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Spanish 1,15224,6693,342,612
Foreign 1543,737527,127
Total 1,30628,4063,869,739
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
No qualifications :5,479623,324
Primary level 2888,179837,313
Secondary level 1,15725,5213,498,064
University education :6,9021,264,747
Total 2,00546,0826,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 13863160,078
Women 22742156,521
Total 351,605316,599
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2018/19
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Resident Students 4308,8751,227,695
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 76.775.883.1
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Boys 1526032,408
Girls 921930,766
Total 2447963,174
Source: Idescat. Natural movement of population.
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Deaths. By sex. 2017
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 1934733,075
Women 1130833,090
Total 3065566,165
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Marriages. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Total 1017527,026
Source: Idescat. Natural movement of population.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 1225:
Balance with Spain 8185-2,689
Internal migratory net balance 9410-2,689
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Immigrations 411,076177,216
Emigrations 1325778,003
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Rest of EU 114629,029
Rest of the world 40930148,187
Total 411,076177,216
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 3857,7071,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 17.2914.9416.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 -2.11-0.553.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 19.415.4913.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Main 96721,4092,944,944
Secondary :2,151470,081
Vacant 2064,662448,356
Total 1,21728,2223,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Owned 68015,3482,188,657
Rented 1774,652582,701
Other type :1,408173,586
Total 96721,4092,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Up to 60 m2 ::538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 41510,2641,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 2925,396560,379
From 121 m2 and over :3,837369,412
Total 96721,4092,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates and taxes

Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2017
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 21,34420,75623,760
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 5,0475,0646,513
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Number of receipts 1,84942,9335,806,207
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 42,545.251,151.369,999.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 404.2390.5483.3
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 368,702457,339516,035
Real assets (%) 25.139.937.4
Financial assets (%) 75.060.162.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Cultivated land 1147,377792,425
Permanent pasture 317,512355,107
Total 14514,8891,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 1147,333511,150
Fruit trees 022110,819
Olives 03101,236
Vines 01061,391
Others 0107,829
Total 1147,377792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Without land 0281,519
With land 670859,320
Total 673660,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Without livestock 425947,172
With livestock 247713,667
Total 673660,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Bovine 018,783544,135
Ovine 31516,524600,082
Caprine 01,48271,748
Porcine 084,4686,742,638
Avian 0563,11843,890,563
Female rabbits 05,363335,054
Equine 301,15019,352
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Housing construction. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 001,394
Housing starts 213814,517
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
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Tourist accommodation. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Hotels 5463,040
Hotel beds 1201,183313,788
Campsites 117351
Campsite places 1863,966271,908
Rural tourism 01342,465
Rural tourism beds 01,10319,527
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Estate cars 1,35530,9943,527,529
Motorcycles 2035,735834,704
Industrial vehicles 4149,556789,515
Others 931,720163,812
Total 2,06548,0055,315,560
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Employed population 1,10123,5003,033,916
Unemployed population 1815,2821,052,138
Active population 1,28228,7824,086,055
Inactive population 1,12326,0903,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 2,00546,0826,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Contributors to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 06/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 53513,9351,800,381
Women 52411,5961,556,197
Total 1,05925,5313,356,578
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 06/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Total 1,10826,9143,519,898
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Agriculture 01719,494
Industry 1948,592440,328
Construction 631,021138,259
Services 3379,7462,201,909
Total 59419,5302,789,990
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Affiliations to S. S. self-employed system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Agriculture :32122,974
Industry 3260439,605
Construction 2263767,913
Services 1843,188418,169
Total 2424,750548,661
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By size of centre. 09/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 59410,4651,257,507
From 51 to 250 workers 05,652663,852
From 251 workers and over 03,413868,631
Total 59419,5302,789,990
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 09/2019
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Total 1081,965258,213
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Total 74115,7621,701,954
Average pension (euros) 838.95867.661,007.89
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 3036,014732,256
Women 3196,976765,940
Total 62212,9901,498,196
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Agriculture 1.436.59,105.7
Industry 10.8425.044,929.4
Construction 3.9137.233,585.7
Services 42.91,349.6278,823.7
Without previous employment 0.3105.026,547.9
Total 59.42,053.2392,992.4
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Men 20.2933.9169,755.2
Women 39.21,119.3223,237.2
Total 59.42,053.2392,992.4
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Culture and sports

Population of 2 years and over. By knowledge of Catalan. 2011
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Understand 2,30751,6766,949,344
Speak 2,06645,1375,345,484
Read 2,03745,5735,750,348
Write 1,56634,7354,069,219
Do not understand :1,966356,728
Total 2,34153,6427,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2016
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Public 17453
Others 04394
Total 111847
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2018
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Pavilions 113940
Multisport courts 2765,703
Multisport fields 1481,646
Sports halls 4677,227
Indoor swimming pools 04881
Athelitcs tracks 0192
Other facilities 3534924,895
Total 4871349,443
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Electors 1,80040,4455,376,553
Participation (%) 57.860.858.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Electors 1,79040,0485,554,455
Participation (%) 87.783.679.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Electors 1,77539,8965,519,912
Participation (%) 67.762.663.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Electors 1,78540,2635,318,296
Participation (%) 58.751.547.6
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2017
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.761.391.39
Selective collection (%) 50.947.439.9
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2017
BesalúGarrotxaCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 1428115,166
Industrial waste (tonnes) 4,881.9376,409.773,793,347.50
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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