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Population

Density of population. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 583.1332,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 1,574.1236.7
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Population. By sex. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 451,0313,730,326
Women 466,8743,869,739
Total 917,9057,600,065
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Population. By age groups. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 158,1991,177,134
From 15 to 64 years 609,3045,001,510
From 65 to 84 years 127,7941,185,318
From 85 years and over 22,608236,103
Total 917,9057,600,065
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 81,426605,920
From 15 to 64 years 304,9382,515,807
From 65 to 84 years 57,346531,494
From 85 years and over 7,32177,105
Total 451,0313,730,326
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 76,773571,214
From 15 to 64 years 304,3662,485,703
From 65 to 84 years 70,448653,824
From 85 years and over 15,287158,998
Total 466,8743,869,739
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Population. By place of birth. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Catalonia 624,2074,917,988
Rest of Spain 169,1631,301,357
Abroad 124,5351,380,720
Total 917,9057,600,065
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Population. By nationality. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 825,1916,517,966
Foreign 92,7141,082,099
Total 917,9057,600,065
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 404,8453,175,354
Foreign 46,186554,972
Total 451,0313,730,326
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 420,3463,342,612
Foreign 46,528527,127
Total 466,8743,869,739
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
No qualifications 76,650623,324
Primary level 87,272837,313
Secondary level 412,9903,498,064
University education 144,7931,264,747
Total 721,7066,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 10,967160,078
Women 10,689156,521
Total 21,656316,599
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Resident population 910,031:
AFTE seasonal population -20,085:
Total 889,946:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 97.8:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Resident Students 165,9731,218,873
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 85.183.3
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Births. By sex. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Boys 4,34534,462
Girls 4,01632,341
Total 8,36166,803
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Deaths. By sex. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 3,48833,075
Women 3,33233,090
Total 6,82066,165
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Marriages. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 3,50529,335
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 1,115:
Balance with Spain 4634,216
Internal migratory net balance 1,5784,216
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Immigrations 12,457151,878
Emigrations 6,80894,582
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Rest of EU 1,83029,004
Rest of the world 10,627122,874
Total 12,457151,878
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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Population growth. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Crude Birth Rate 9.178.88
Crude Death Rate 7.488.80
Crude Rate of Natural Increase 1.690.08
Net Migration Rate 6.516.29
Total Growth Rate 8.186.32
Units: crude rate per 1,000 inhabitants
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 158,0881,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 19.3816.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 6.173.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 13.2113.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Main 337,5892,944,944
Secondary 13,148470,081
Vacant 43,929448,356
Total 394,6663,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Owned 276,8862,188,657
Rented 44,646582,701
Other type 16,057173,586
Total 337,5892,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Up to 60 m2 43,657538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 185,7711,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 66,092560,379
From 121 m2 and over 42,068369,412
Total 337,5892,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By size. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
One person 69,864686,810
Two people 102,998933,679
Three people 76,091631,635
Four people and over 88,635692,821
Total 337,5892,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
One person 69,864686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 8,659100,637
Couple without children 80,671725,737
Couple with children 136,1311,059,975
Father or mother with children 35,591308,995
Two nucleuses or more 6,67162,789
Total 337,5892,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates and taxes

Gross domestic product (base 2010). 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 26,706.6234,651.4
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 29.531.3
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 98.2100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 10.81,987.3
Industry 7,049.643,515.0
Construction 1,122.29,806.2
Services 16,323.8150,927.5
Total 24,506.4206,236.0
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 462.36,657.4
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 3,543.922,226.9
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 3,043.414,630.8
Total 7,049.643,515.0
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Trade 4,097.331,080.7
Transport, information and communications 1,594.717,370.1
Hostelry 789.112,131.4
Financial and insurance activities 787.47,501.1
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 5,111.444,840.8
Public administration and other services 3,944.138,003.4
Total 16,323.8150,927.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income (base 2010). 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 15,693,586126,837,019
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 17.417.0
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 102.2100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 24,09923,074
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 6,3906,327
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
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
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 549,239516,035
Real assets (%) 38.337.4
Financial assets (%) 61.762.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Cultivated land 4,981792,425
Permanent pasture 1,113355,107
Total 6,0941,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 4,541511,150
Fruit trees 194110,819
Olives 209101,236
Vines 3061,391
Others 77,829
Total 4,981792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Without land 321,519
With land 32559,320
Total 35760,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Without livestock 21647,172
With livestock 14113,667
Total 35760,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Bovine 4,934544,135
Ovine 7,708600,082
Caprine 54471,748
Porcine 18,1916,742,638
Avian 144,69043,890,563
Female rabbits 3,899335,054
Equine 1,00719,352
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Housing construction. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 681,013
Housing starts 1,73811,340
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat. Secretaria d'Habitatge i Millora Urbana.
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Tourist accommodation. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Hotels 513,040
Hotel beds 6,184313,788
Campsites 0351
Campsite places 0271,908
Rural tourism 82,465
Rural tourism beds 5219,527
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Estate cars 433,5813,481,340
Motorcycles 78,177807,080
Industrial vehicles 83,667774,949
Others 17,358159,406
Total 612,7835,222,775
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Employed population 364,4393,033,916
Unemployed population 127,1081,052,138
Active population 491,5474,086,055
Inactive population 398,5163,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 721,7066,223,448
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. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 209,0081,742,579
Women 186,5591,520,752
Total 395,5673,263,331
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 415,3693,434,533
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 1859,465
Industry 75,760443,755
Construction 17,969140,930
Services 236,1852,182,099
Total 330,0992,776,249
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. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 21623,162
Industry 5,71643,278
Construction 8,47167,962
Services 46,860416,138
Total 61,263550,540
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. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 143,9261,260,836
From 51 to 250 workers 82,374655,066
From 251 workers and over 103,799860,347
Total 330,0992,776,249
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 03/2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 27,324260,649
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 197,5401,701,954
Average pension (euros) 1,003.431,007.89
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 366.99,105.7
Industry 7,502.344,929.4
Construction 4,813.833,585.7
Services 33,856.5278,823.7
Without previous employment 4,045.126,547.9
Total 50,584.6392,992.4
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 21,023.8169,755.2
Women 29,560.8223,237.2
Total 50,584.6392,992.4
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
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Understand 829,2896,949,344
Speak 632,8515,345,484
Read 684,1525,750,348
Write 493,1014,069,219
Do not understand 38,334356,728
Total 867,6237,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Public 35453
Others 35394
Total 70847
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Pavilions 87940
Multisport courts 5855,703
Multisport fields 1301,646
Sports halls 8787,227
Indoor swimming pools 83881
Athelitcs tracks 1492
Other facilities 2,21524,895
Total 4,60849,443
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Electors 655,1755,376,553
Participation (%) 55.958.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Electors 657,8555,554,455
Participation (%) 83.479.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Electors 653,1145,519,912
Participation (%) 67.563.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Electors 647,8895,318,296
Participation (%) 47.747.6
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.131.39
Selective collection (%) 38.039.9
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 2,71815,166
Industrial waste (tonnes) 872,442.873,793,347.50
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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