Tarragona

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Main aggregates and taxes

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Environment

Tarragona (431482)
Population (2017)131,507
County Tarragonès
Surface area (km2) 57.88
Altitude (m) 68
Longitude (º) 1.252094
Latitude (º) 41.117478

Population

Density of population. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Surface area (km2) 57.88319.3732,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 2,272.1784.3235.3
Population. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Men 63,941124,2853,710,200
Women 67,566126,2033,845,630
Total 131,507250,4887,555,830
Population. By age groups. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 21,32442,3291,179,741
From 15 to 64 years 86,765167,6254,976,815
From 65 to 84 years 19,77034,5841,170,656
From 85 years and over 3,6485,950228,618
Total 131,507250,4887,555,830
Population. By age groups. Men. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 10,89521,811607,360
From 15 to 64 years 43,19684,7512,504,740
From 65 to 84 years 8,65215,762524,137
From 85 years and over 1,1981,96173,963
Total 63,941124,2853,710,200
Population. By age groups. Women. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
From 0 to 14 years 10,42920,518572,381
From 15 to 64 years 43,56982,8742,472,075
From 65 to 84 years 11,11818,822646,519
From 85 years and over 2,4503,989154,655
Total 67,566126,2033,845,630
Population. By place of birth. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Catalonia 78,557149,6504,899,882
Rest of Spain 29,24253,9661,325,004
Abroad 23,70846,8721,330,944
Total 131,507250,4887,555,830
Population. By nationality. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Spanish 110,987210,4656,514,468
Foreign 20,52040,0231,041,362
Total 131,507250,4887,555,830
Population. By nationality. Men. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Spanish 53,421103,6653,173,353
Foreign 10,52020,620536,847
Total 63,941124,2853,710,200
Population. By nationality. Women. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Spanish 57,566106,8003,341,115
Foreign 10,00019,403504,515
Total 67,566126,2033,845,630
Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
No qualifications 11,10719,413623,324
Primary level 13,73426,233837,313
Secondary level 58,313114,8613,498,064
University education 26,96844,8341,264,747
Total 110,123205,3416,223,448
Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Men 2,8304,195152,608
Women 2,6303,921149,917
Total 5,4608,116302,525
AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
Extended data
Resident population 131,094249,565:
AFTE seasonal population 10,19844,317:
Total 141,292293,882:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 107.8117.8:
Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Resident Students 22,69543,2721,208,318
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 92.383.283.3
Births. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Natural movement of population.
Extended data
Boys 5981,14934,297
Girls 5851,15732,198
Total 1,1832,30666,495
Deaths. By sex. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Men 54797931,796
Women 53889831,493
Total 1,0851,87763,289
Marriages. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Natural movement of population.
Extended data
Total 43488428,594
Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Balance with Catalonia -44527:
Balance with Spain 9-374,216
Internal migratory net balance -354904,216
External migrations. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Immigrations 2,6294,643151,878
Emigrations 1,1272,29794,582
External immigrations. By place of origin. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
Extended data
Rest of EU 36472929,004
Rest of the world 2,2653,914122,874
Total 2,6294,643151,878
Population growth
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Units: crude rate per 1,000 inhabitants
Extended data
Crude Birth Rate. 2017 :9.168.85
Crude Death Rate. 2016 8.207.508.47
Crude Rate of Natural Increase. 2016 0.922.210.76
Net Migration Rate. 2016 1.132.215.66
Total Growth Rate. 2016 2.054.426.42

Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Main 52,39198,2602,944,944
Secondary 5,54848,609470,081
Vacant 7,77217,258448,356
Total 65,711164,1273,863,381
Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Owned 41,00376,9822,188,657
Rented 9,20216,383582,701
Other type 2,1864,894173,586
Total 52,39198,2602,944,944
Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Up to 60 m2 6,32312,846538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 29,82250,5381,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 11,39622,904560,379
From 121 m2 and over 4,85011,971369,412
Total 52,39198,2602,944,944
Households. By size. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
One person 12,90924,097686,810
Two people 15,91829,689933,679
Three people 10,61021,057631,635
Four people and over 12,95423,416692,821
Total 52,39198,2602,944,944
Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
One person 12,90924,097686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 1,7792,535100,637
Couple without children 12,52624,315725,737
Couple with children 19,28636,8011,059,975
Father or mother with children 4,9228,688308,995
Two nucleuses or more 9691,82362,789
Total 52,39198,2602,944,944

Main aggregates and taxes

Gross domestic product (base 2010). 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
GDP (millions of euros) 5,221.68,742.8224,751.1
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 39.835.030.2
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 131.7120.8100.0
Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Agriculture 14.126.81,859.8
Industry 1,435.32,831.341,692.6
Construction 149.2291.59,331.6
Services 3,052.14,871.0145,017.8
Total 4,650.78,020.6197,901.8
Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 189.3376.47,001.7
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 1,095.82,203.020,724.1
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 150.3251.913,966.8
Total 1,435.32,831.341,692.6
Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
Extended data
Trade 481.5733.529,645.4
Transport, information and communications 377.8641.916,499.4
Hostelry 220.3574.911,692.5
Financial and insurance activities 141.6189.57,461.8
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 706.31,115.642,616.5
Public administration and other services 1,124.71,615.637,102.1
Total 3,052.14,871.0145,017.8
Gross disposable household income (base 2010). 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
GDHI (thousands of euros) 2,082,1123,679,608125,050,246
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 15.914.716.8
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 94.587.7100.0
Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
Extended data
Taxable base by declarer 24,31922,52823,074
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 6,2485,7496,327
Urban property tax (IBI). 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
Extended data
Number of receipts ::99,999,999
Taxable base by receipt (euros) ::99,999,999.0
Integral quota by receipt (euros) ::99,999,999.0
Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Extended data
Total weath by declarer (euros) 453,704446,965516,035
Real assets (%) 34.535.337.4
Financial assets (%) 65.564.762.6

Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Units: hectares
Extended data
Cultivated land 1,0779,865792,425
Permanent pasture 12169355,107
Total 1,08910,0351,147,532
Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Units: hectares
Extended data
Herbaceous crops 4202,239511,150
Fruit trees 1353,021110,819
Olives 3261,798101,236
Vines 511,42061,391
Others 1451,3877,829
Total 1,0779,865792,425
Farms. By land ownership. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Without land 1181,519
With land 801,32259,320
Total 811,34060,839
Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Without livestock 731,26447,172
With livestock 87613,667
Total 811,34060,839
Head of livestock. By species. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Bovine 01,814544,135
Ovine 772,758600,082
Caprine 8236371,748
Porcine 06,6846,742,638
Avian 29789,36843,890,563
Female rabbits 271,737335,054
Equine 5114719,352
Housing construction. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
Extended data
State subsidised housing starts 001,013
Housing starts 10019811,340
Tourist accommodation. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Hotels 251293,007
Hotel beds 2,30841,055312,249
Campsites 725351
Campsite places 8,34332,988271,419
Rural tourism 1132,415
Rural tourism beds 98719,038
Fleet of vehicles. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
Extended data
Estate cars 61,612121,6103,481,340
Motorcycles 12,29523,463807,080
Industrial vehicles 10,48323,405774,949
Others 2,0045,542159,406
Total 86,394174,0205,222,775

Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Employed population 51,19897,0673,033,916
Unemployed population 19,39540,9191,052,138
Active population 70,593137,9864,086,055
Inactive population 62,433111,1373,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 110,123205,3416,223,448
Contributors to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 06/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
Men 27,13656,0971,766,309
Women 24,75448,3511,518,929
Total 51,890104,4483,285,238
Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 06/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat.
Extended data
Total 54,928109,7263,442,373
Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Agriculture 47849,395
Industry 7,07013,867441,285
Construction 3,1495,948133,192
Services 64,76293,8612,160,955
Total 75,028113,7602,744,827
Affiliations to S. S. self-employed system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Agriculture 3823723,491
Industry 26357245,759
Construction 6871,79267,012
Services 5,54311,463414,751
Total 6,53114,064551,014
Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By size of centre. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Up to 50 workers 25,85545,4881,245,288
From 51 to 250 workers 20,36731,627653,316
From 251 workers and over 28,80636,645846,223
Total 75,028113,7602,744,827
Contributory accounts. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Extended data
Total 4,9449,057258,915
Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Total 26,57945,8461,683,463
Average pension (euros) 1,094.131,028.35972.17
Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
Extended data
Agriculture 200.7338.710,052.8
Industry 646.31,173.150,210.2
Construction 1,001.41,753.638,933.7
Services 5,690.410,847.7291,549.9
Without previous employment 676.91,074.627,547.7
Total 8,215.815,187.6418,294.4
Registered unemployment. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
Extended data
Men 3,735.46,818.7184,941.3
Women 4,480.38,368.9233,353.1
Total 8,215.815,187.6418,294.4

Culture and sports

Population of 2 years and over. By knowledge of Catalan. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
Extended data
Understand 122,553230,1026,949,344
Speak 91,754170,4575,345,484
Read 102,560189,7865,750,348
Write 70,258130,0074,069,219
Do not understand 7,54413,491356,728
Total 130,098243,5937,306,072
Libraries. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
Extended data
Public 215453
Others 1013394
Total 1228847
Sports facilities. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
Extended data
Pavilions 1229940
Multisport courts 1212725,703
Multisport fields 21621,643
Sports halls 1282657,223
Indoor swimming pools 2158878
Athelitcs tracks 2492
Other facilities 2711,21224,901
Total 6692,28349,437

Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 90,930170,4225,376,553
Participation (%) 56.356.458.5
Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 90,140168,2785,510,853
Participation (%) 76.976.174.9
Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
Extended data
Electors 90,276168,7595,519,912
Participation (%) 65.664.163.4
Elections to the European Parliament. 2014
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Extended data
Electors 90,175168,5435,318,296
Participation (%) 46.044.147.6

Environment

Municipal waste. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
Extended data
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.281.641.36
Selective collection (%) 29.133.838.6
Industrial waste. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
Extended data
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 12530214,278
Industrial waste (tonnes) 35,164.89132,055.523,618,076.23

On October 30, 2010 (Law 8/2010, of April 22) the municipality of La Canonja was created as a segregation of the municipality of Tarragona. Statistical data on Tarragona for years before 2011 also includes the municipality of La Canonja.

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