Tarragona

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Dwellings and households

Main aggregates and taxes

Economic sectors

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Elections

Environment

Tarragona (431482)
Population (2018)132,299
County Tarragonès
Surface area (km2) 57.88
Altitude (m) 68
Longitude (º) 1.252094
Latitude (º) 41.117478

Population

Density of population. 2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 57.88319.3732,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 2,285.8791.5236.7
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Population. By sex. 2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Men 64,282125,2683,730,326
Women 68,017127,5223,869,739
Total 132,299252,7907,600,065
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Population. By age groups. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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Population. By place of birth. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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Population. By nationality. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Spanish 110,987210,4656,514,468
Foreign 20,52040,0231,041,362
Total 131,507250,4887,555,830
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Spanish 53,421103,6653,173,353
Foreign 10,52020,620536,847
Total 63,941124,2853,710,200
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Spanish 57,566106,8003,341,115
Foreign 10,00019,403504,515
Total 67,566126,2033,845,630
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Men 2,8304,195152,608
Women 2,6303,921149,917
Total 5,4608,116302,525
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Resident population 131,507250,488:
AFTE seasonal population 10,53747,721:
Total 142,044298,209:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 108.0119.1:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Resident Students 22,76743,7061,218,873
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 92.683.583.3
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Births. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Boys 6041,15634,462
Girls 5901,16632,341
Total 1,1942,32266,803
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Deaths. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Men 53592933,075
Women 54286533,090
Total 1,0771,79466,165
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Marriages. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Total 44790029,335
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia -44527:
Balance with Spain 9-374,216
Internal migratory net balance -354904,216
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Immigrations 2,6294,643151,878
Emigrations 1,1272,29794,582
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Rest of EU 36472929,004
Rest of the world 2,2653,914122,874
Total 2,6294,643151,878
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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Population growth. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Crude Birth Rate 8.979.218.88
Crude Death Rate 8.097.118.80
Crude Rate of Natural Increase 0.882.090.08
Net Migration Rate 8.399.026.29
Total Growth Rate 9.2011.056.32
Units: crude rate per 1,000 inhabitants
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Main 52,39198,2602,944,944
Secondary 5,54848,609470,081
Vacant 7,77217,258448,356
Total 65,711164,1273,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Owned 41,00376,9822,188,657
Rented 9,20216,383582,701
Other type 2,1864,894173,586
Total 52,39198,2602,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By size. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates and taxes

Gross domestic product (base 2010). 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 5,516.58,964.3234,651.4
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 41.935.831.3
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 133.8119.1100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 15.728.01,987.3
Industry 1,419.72,828.343,515.0
Construction 217.8386.69,806.2
Services 3,166.44,982.9150,927.5
Total 4,819.68,225.8206,236.0
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 171.2338.96,657.4
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 1,091.42,227.922,226.9
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 157.2261.514,630.8
Total 1,419.72,828.343,515.0
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Trade 499.4758.831,080.7
Transport, information and communications 410.0684.017,370.1
Hostelry 219.3538.212,131.4
Financial and insurance activities 104.7158.67,501.1
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 759.01,152.044,840.8
Public administration and other services 1,174.01,691.338,003.4
Total 3,166.44,982.9150,927.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income (base 2010). 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 24,31922,52823,074
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 6,2485,7496,327
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Number of receipts :::
Taxable base by receipt (euros) :::
Integral quota by receipt (euros) :::
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 453,704446,965516,035
Real assets (%) 34.535.337.4
Financial assets (%) 65.564.762.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Cultivated land 1,0779,865792,425
Permanent pasture 12169355,107
Total 1,08910,0351,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Without land 1181,519
With land 801,32259,320
Total 811,34060,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Without livestock 731,26447,172
With livestock 87613,667
Total 811,34060,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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Housing construction. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 001,013
Housing starts 10019811,340
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
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Tourist accommodation. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Hotels 251293,007
Hotel beds 2,30841,055312,249
Campsites 725351
Campsite places 8,34332,988271,425
Rural tourism 1132,415
Rural tourism beds 98719,038
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Men 26,75454,8681,740,833
Women 24,44147,4151,512,811
Total 51,195102,2833,253,644
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Total 54,148107,3943,411,401
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
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. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 3823723,491
Industry 26357245,759
Construction 6871,79267,012
Services 5,54311,463414,751
Total 6,53114,064551,014
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. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 09/2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Total 4,9449,057258,915
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Total 26,57945,8461,683,463
Average pension (euros) 1,094.131,028.35972.17
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Men 3,735.46,818.7184,941.3
Women 4,480.38,368.9233,353.1
Total 8,215.815,187.6418,294.4
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
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
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
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Public 215453
Others 1013394
Total 1228847
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2018
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Pavilions 1229940
Multisport courts 1212725,703
Multisport fields 21621,646
Sports halls 1282657,227
Indoor swimming pools 2158881
Athelitcs tracks 2492
Other facilities 2711,21224,895
Total 6692,28349,443
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Electors 90,930170,4225,376,553
Participation (%) 56.356.458.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Electors 90,425169,9505,554,455
Participation (%) 81.580.679.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Electors 90,276168,7595,519,912
Participation (%) 65.664.163.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014
TarragonaTarragonèsCatalunya
Electors 90,175168,5435,318,296
Participation (%) 46.044.147.6
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Environment

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