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Geographic indicators
Population (2020)5,421
County Alt Empordà
Surface area (km2) 8.36
Altitude (m) 54
Longitude (º) 2.938786
Latitude (º) 42.248028

Population

Density of population. 2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 8.361,357.5432,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 648.4105.1242.3
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Population. By sex. 2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 2,66071,5143,826,964
Women 2,76171,1103,953,515
Total 5,421142,6247,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 86522,7751,172,116
From 15 to 64 years 3,55692,7165,060,347
From 65 to 84 years 82721,6761,199,987
From 85 years and over 1464,172242,767
Total 5,394141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 45311,624603,175
From 15 to 64 years 1,75047,4462,548,305
From 65 to 84 years 39310,280538,769
From 85 years and over 401,46479,874
Total 2,63670,8143,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 41211,151568,941
From 15 to 64 years 1,80645,2702,512,042
From 65 to 84 years 43411,396661,218
From 85 years and over 1062,708162,893
Total 2,75870,5253,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Catalonia 3,95783,9294,932,849
Rest of Spain 1,03218,4211,273,935
Abroad 40538,9891,468,433
Total 5,394141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 5,142107,1346,515,790
Foreign 25234,2051,159,427
Total 5,394141,3397,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 2,51553,1313,174,342
Foreign 12117,683595,781
Total 2,63670,8143,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 2,62754,0033,341,448
Foreign 13116,522563,646
Total 2,75870,5253,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
No qualifications 39410,188623,324
Primary level 58918,803837,313
Secondary level 3,04468,0523,498,064
University education :17,3881,264,747
Total 4,460114,4306,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 203,362167,794
Women 243,275163,395
Total 446,637331,189
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Resident population 5,394141,339:
AFTE seasonal population -46217,338:
Total 4,932158,677:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 91.4112.3:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2019/20
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Resident Students 93523,0801,240,690
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 77.077.482.9
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Boys 1963531,453
Girls 956430,095
Total 281,19961,548
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 1862832,498
Women 3355032,049
Total 511,17864,547
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 2251026,939
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 7-95:
Balance with Spain 1-45-2,455
Internal migratory net balance 8-140-2,455
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Immigrations 663,802203,843
Emigrations 421,95487,491
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Rest of EU 974730,002
Rest of the world 573,055173,841
Total 663,802203,843
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 1,21539,7181,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 24.7433.3316.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 3.263.673.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 21.4929.6613.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Main 1,84454,6662,944,944
Secondary :52,715470,081
Vacant 869,612448,356
Total 1,952116,9933,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Owned :37,9032,188,657
Rented 11312,689582,701
Other type :4,072173,586
Total 1,84454,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Up to 60 m2 :7,313538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 51022,9031,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 66813,452560,379
From 121 m2 and over 61710,996369,412
Total 1,84454,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By size. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
One person 22312,491686,810
Two people 47818,356933,679
Three people 50211,305631,635
Four people and over 64112,514692,821
Total 1,84454,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
One person 22312,491686,810
Two people or more without nucleus :1,981100,637
Couple without children 39815,206725,737
Couple with children 94718,9031,059,975
Father or mother with children 1595,102308,995
Two nucleuses or more :98262,789
Total 1,84454,6662,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates and taxes

Gross domestic product (2019 Benchmark revision). 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 84.63,399.0241,687.1
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 16.024.731.9
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 50.277.6100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (2019 Benchmark revision). By sectors. 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 0.9109.72,062.3
Industry 22.0350.743,603.6
Construction 13.0304.411,443.4
Services 41.52,345.2164,032.2
Total 77.43,110.0221,141.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income. 2019 Benchmark revision. 2017
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 83,7561,900,432129,395,921
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 15.713.917.2
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 91.580.8100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 20,72620,15524,255
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 4,7525,5206,907
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Number of receipts 2,828170,5615,841,008
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 67,164.458,299.968,666.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 497.0425.8480.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 301,380412,751516,035
Real assets (%) 44.639.937.4
Financial assets (%) 55.460.162.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Cultivated land 50437,342792,425
Permanent pasture 2310,123355,107
Total 52747,4651,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 47930,637511,150
Fruit trees 62,084110,819
Olives 92,185101,236
Vines 101,92361,391
Others 05137,829
Total 50437,342792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Without land 3511,519
With land 141,92259,320
Total 171,97360,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Without livestock 61,30947,172
With livestock 1166413,667
Total 171,97360,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Bovine 1,53042,179544,135
Ovine 35535,925600,082
Caprine 82,10671,748
Porcine 1,370406,8056,742,638
Avian 88,0251,698,32843,890,563
Female rabbits 8405,294335,054
Equine 098219,352
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Housing construction. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 16161,884
Housing starts 1434614,549
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Hotels 12293,065
Hotel beds 3814,865317,129
Campsites 033354
Campsite places 035,184270,840
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Estate cars 3,36881,4223,560,228
Motorcycles 71617,387860,663
Industrial vehicles 87523,950783,421
Others 1164,176168,854
Total 5,075126,9355,373,166
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Employed population 2,27453,2283,033,916
Unemployed population 72021,9181,052,138
Active population 2,99475,1454,086,055
Inactive population 2,49163,1303,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 4,460114,4306,223,448
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 1,25130,5621,715,714
Women 1,09724,9051,493,649
Total 2,34855,4673,209,363
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. Q3/2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 2,44057,7343,356,665
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 71899,667
Industry 2304,783436,451
Construction 1382,662138,164
Services 46026,7632,119,734
Total 83534,3972,704,016
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 1476822,502
Industry 3973138,386
Construction 1212,02668,434
Services 3238,702416,424
Total 49712,227545,746
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 59124,6081,194,835
From 51 to 250 workers 2447,187637,515
From 251 workers and over 02,602871,666
Total 83534,3972,704,016
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 09/2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 1345,503239,346
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Total 1,10325,5741,720,098
Average pension (euros) 977.46870.321,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 52211,079737,855
Women 45711,225775,829
Total 97922,3041,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 3.2380.29,381.9
Industry 26.9554.348,483.1
Construction 19.2722.335,505.6
Services 202.46,471.8339,775.8
Without previous employment 13.2529.228,272.9
Total 265.08,657.8461,419.2
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2020
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Men 109.73,885.6205,421.3
Women 155.34,772.2255,997.9
Total 265.08,657.8461,419.2
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
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Understand 5,278127,1286,949,344
Speak 4,58397,0185,345,484
Read 4,647103,6915,750,348
Write 3,42074,4544,069,219
Do not understand :8,014356,728
Total 5,349135,1427,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Public 09459
Others 08391
Total 017850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2019
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Pavilions 123982
Multisport courts 142628,327
Multisport fields 61492,328
Sports halls 92117,970
Indoor swimming pools 3241,083
Athelitcs tracks 110434
Other facilities 261,18627,852
Total 601,86548,976
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 4,22288,4695,376,553
Participation (%) 54.557.658.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 4,17786,2265,554,455
Participation (%) 83.678.779.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 4,15385,2055,519,912
Participation (%) 62.160.763.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Participation (%) 43.544.847.6
Electors 4,17686,6205,318,296
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.572.251.43
Selective collection (%) 43.640.541.7
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
VilafantAlt EmpordàCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 1327414,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 1,585.4418,264.983,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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