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Population (2020)47,235
County Alt Empordà
Surface area (km2) 19.30
Altitude (m) 39
Longitude (º) 2.962414
Latitude (º) 42.266500

Population

Density of population. 2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 19.301,357.5432,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 2,447.4105.1242.3
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Population. By sex. 2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 23,36371,5143,826,964
Women 23,87271,1103,953,515
Total 47,235142,6247,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 8,26722,7751,172,116
From 15 to 64 years 31,21992,7165,060,347
From 65 to 84 years 5,87921,6761,199,987
From 85 years and over 1,2894,172242,767
Total 46,654141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 4,27811,624603,175
From 15 to 64 years 15,82547,4462,548,305
From 65 to 84 years 2,58510,280538,769
From 85 years and over 4041,46479,874
Total 23,09270,8143,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 3,98911,151568,941
From 15 to 64 years 15,39445,2702,512,042
From 65 to 84 years 3,29411,396661,218
From 85 years and over 8852,708162,893
Total 23,56270,5253,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Catalonia 26,03583,9294,932,849
Rest of Spain 6,17818,4211,273,935
Abroad 14,44138,9891,468,433
Total 46,654141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 34,268107,1346,515,790
Foreign 12,38634,2051,159,427
Total 46,654141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 16,57553,1313,174,342
Foreign 6,51717,683595,781
Total 23,09270,8143,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 17,69354,0033,341,448
Foreign 5,86916,522563,646
Total 23,56270,5253,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
No qualifications 3,27910,188623,324
Primary level 6,48118,803837,313
Secondary level 21,25168,0523,498,064
University education 5,10317,3881,264,747
Total 36,116114,4306,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 1,2093,362167,794
Women 1,0873,275163,395
Total 2,2966,637331,189
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Resident population 46,654141,339:
AFTE seasonal population -69017,338:
Total 45,964158,677:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 98.5112.3:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2019/20
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Resident Students 8,40523,0801,240,690
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 92.677.482.9
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Boys 29163531,453
Girls 25956430,095
Total 5501,19961,548
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 18262832,498
Women 17855032,049
Total 3601,17864,547
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 12551026,939
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia -198-95:
Balance with Spain -51-45-2,455
Internal migratory net balance -249-140-2,455
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Immigrations 1,3633,802203,843
Emigrations 5681,95487,491
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Rest of EU 14574730,002
Rest of the world 1,2183,055173,841
Total 1,3633,802203,843
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 11,42939,7181,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 29.4733.3316.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 6.033.673.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 23.4429.6613.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Main 17,59754,6662,944,944
Secondary 76952,715470,081
Vacant 2,5759,612448,356
Total 20,941116,9933,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
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Owned 10,85837,9032,188,657
Rented 5,75212,689582,701
Other type 9874,072173,586
Total 17,59754,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
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Up to 60 m2 :7,313538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 9,61222,9031,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 4,35413,452560,379
From 121 m2 and over 1,60710,996369,412
Total 17,59754,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By size. 2011
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One person 4,39612,491686,810
Two people 5,67218,356933,679
Three people 3,75811,305631,635
Four people and over 3,77112,514692,821
Total 17,59754,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
One person 4,39612,491686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 9061,981100,637
Couple without children 4,38115,206725,737
Couple with children 5,78518,9031,059,975
Father or mother with children 1,7315,102308,995
Two nucleuses or more 39898262,789
Total 17,59754,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates · Public sector finance

Gross domestic product (2019 Benchmark revision). 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 1,102.13,399.0241,687.1
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 24.324.731.9
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 76.277.6100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (2019 Benchmark revision). By sectors. 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 2.2109.72,062.3
Industry 87.6350.743,603.6
Construction 72.7304.411,443.4
Services 845.92,345.2164,032.2
Total 1,008.43,110.0221,141.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (2019 Benchmark revision). Industry. By branches. 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 39.596.16,486.8
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 11.9124.721,242.4
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 36.2129.915,874.4
Total 87.6350.743,603.6
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (2019 Benchmark revision). Services. By branches. 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Trade 191.9552.430,700.2
Transport, information and communications 39.1151.219,314.4
Hostelry 90.3407.214,778.5
Financial and insurance activities 28.985.37,309.2
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 202.8549.948,037.2
Public administration and other services 292.9599.243,892.7
Total 845.92,345.2164,032.2
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income. 2019 Benchmark revision. 2017
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 588,6781,900,432129,395,921
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 13.113.917.2
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 75.980.8100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 19,65920,15524,255
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 5,0325,5206,907
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Number of receipts 33,039170,5615,841,008
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 64,815.058,299.968,666.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 480.9425.8480.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 446,009412,751516,035
Real assets (%) 37.639.937.4
Financial assets (%) 62.460.162.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Cultivated land 93037,342792,425
Permanent pasture 6710,123355,107
Total 99747,4651,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
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Herbaceous crops 84930,637511,150
Fruit trees 182,084110,819
Olives 622,185101,236
Vines 11,92361,391
Others 05137,829
Total 93037,342792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
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Without land 3511,519
With land 401,92259,320
Total 431,97360,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
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Without livestock 271,30947,172
With livestock 1666413,667
Total 431,97360,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
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Bovine 1,55242,179544,135
Ovine 96035,925600,082
Caprine 72,10671,748
Porcine 11,601406,8056,742,638
Avian 43,4211,698,32843,890,563
Female rabbits 565,294335,054
Equine 1298219,352
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Housing construction. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 0161,884
Housing starts 3334614,549
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
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Tourist accommodation. 2019
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Hotels 222293,065
Hotel beds 1,42414,865317,129
Campsites 133354
Campsite places 15035,184270,840
Rural tourism 01482,482
Rural tourism beds 01,28419,809
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2019
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Estate cars 23,48981,4223,560,228
Motorcycles 3,39117,387860,663
Industrial vehicles 5,10123,950783,421
Others 5924,176168,854
Total 32,573126,9355,373,166
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
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Employed population 17,12153,2283,033,916
Unemployed population 7,95621,9181,052,138
Active population 25,07775,1454,086,055
Inactive population 19,12363,1303,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 36,116114,4306,223,448
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. Q3/2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 9,62730,5621,715,714
Women 7,98924,9051,493,649
Total 17,61655,4673,209,363
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. Q3/2020
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Total 18,33757,7343,356,665
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2020
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Agriculture 191899,667
Industry 1,1304,783436,451
Construction 6172,662138,164
Services 8,75626,7632,119,734
Total 10,52234,3972,704,016
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. 09/2020
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Agriculture 6576822,502
Industry 17773138,386
Construction 3842,02668,434
Services 2,2918,702416,424
Total 2,91712,227545,746
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. 09/2020
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Up to 50 workers 7,07724,6081,194,835
From 51 to 250 workers 2,0537,187637,515
From 251 workers and over 1,3922,602871,666
Total 10,52234,3972,704,016
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 09/2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 1,5605,503239,346
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
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Total 8,19325,5741,720,098
Average pension (euros) 914.11870.321,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
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Men 3,39711,079737,855
Women 3,78011,225775,829
Total 7,17722,3041,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 214.2380.29,381.9
Industry 241.4554.348,483.1
Construction 284.5722.335,505.6
Services 2,759.96,471.8339,775.8
Without previous employment 337.0529.228,272.9
Total 3,837.18,657.8461,419.2
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2020
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Men 1,719.33,885.6205,421.3
Women 2,117.84,772.2255,997.9
Total 3,837.18,657.8461,419.2
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Culture · Language

Population of 2 years and over. By knowledge of Catalan. 2011
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Understand 40,595127,1286,949,344
Speak 29,05797,0185,345,484
Read 31,997103,6915,750,348
Write 22,61674,4544,069,219
Do not understand 2,4058,014356,728
Total 43,000135,1427,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2018
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Public 19459
Others 48391
Total 517850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2020
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Pavilions 224993
Multisport courts 462618,334
Multisport fields 181492,334
Sports halls 672188,257
Indoor swimming pools 5251,087
Athelitcs tracks 710433
Other facilities 491,19128,144
Total 1941,87849,582
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 26,76788,4695,376,553
Participation (%) 48.657.658.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 27,12986,2265,554,455
Participation (%) 74.478.779.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 26,56285,2055,519,912
Participation (%) 57.360.763.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Participation (%) 41.844.847.6
Electors 26,14186,6205,318,296
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.282.251.43
Selective collection (%) 27.140.541.7
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
FigueresAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 4427414,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 2,297.2418,264.983,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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