The number of marriages registered in Catalonia was 25,282 in 2013, representing a fall of 5.1% over the previous year. The nuptiality rate, frequency of marriages per 1,000 inhabitants stood at 3.4 for thousand.
The number of on-site university students was 191,052 in Catalonia in 2012. 59.3% of these students were resident in one Catalan municipality and commuted to their place of study in another, and 11.3% were resident outside of Catalonia.
The activity indicators in the services sector measure the short-term evolution in the activities of companies operating in the Retail, Transport and storage, Hostelry, Information and communication, Professional, scientific and technical activities, Administrative activities and auxiliary services.
The Turnover Index on Industry is a short-term indicator used to measure the monthly evolution of the turnover of industrial companies. It is a value index, i.e. it measures the joint evolution of amounts, qualities and prices.
The Industrial New Orders Received Index is a short-term indicator used to measure the monthly dynamics of orders received by industrial companies. It is a value index, i.e. it measures the joint evolution of amounts, qualities and prices.
José and Antonio and Maria/María and Montserrat are the most common given names for males and females in the Catalan population on January 1, 2014. Meanwhile, Garcia and Martinez are at the top of the list of surnames.