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Population

Density of population. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 583.1332,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 1,586.7239.0
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Population. By sex. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 454,4823,770,123
Women 470,7553,905,094
Total 925,2377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 156,8831,172,116
From 15 to 64 years 614,8215,060,347
From 65 to 84 years 130,1091,199,987
From 85 years and over 23,424242,767
Total 925,2377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 80,735603,175
From 15 to 64 years 307,7012,548,305
From 65 to 84 years 58,373538,769
From 85 years and over 7,67379,874
Total 454,4823,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 76,148568,941
From 15 to 64 years 307,1202,512,042
From 65 to 84 years 71,736661,218
From 85 years and over 15,751162,893
Total 470,7553,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Catalonia 627,4864,932,849
Rest of Spain 165,3061,273,935
Abroad 132,4451,468,433
Total 925,2377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 825,8926,515,790
Foreign 99,3451,159,427
Total 925,2377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 405,0113,174,342
Foreign 49,471595,781
Total 454,4823,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Spanish 420,8813,341,448
Foreign 49,874563,646
Total 470,7553,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
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. 2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 11,567167,794
Women 11,249163,395
Total 22,816331,189
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Resident population 917,905:
AFTE seasonal population -22,340:
Total 895,565:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 97.6:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2018/19
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Resident Students 167,2451,227,695
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 84.983.1
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Boys 4,06232,623
Girls 3,87030,943
Total 7,93263,566
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 3,44233,352
Women 3,50333,210
Total 6,94566,562
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 3,48427,738
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 1,767:
Balance with Spain -680-2,689
Internal migratory net balance 1,087-2,689
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Immigrations 14,778177,216
Emigrations 7,03778,003
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Rest of EU 1,64229,029
Rest of the world 13,136148,187
Total 14,778177,216
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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Population growth. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Crude Birth Rate 8.628.38
Crude Death Rate 7.558.78
Crude Rate of Natural Increase 1.07:
Net Migration Rate 8.18:
Total Growth Rate 9.2314.01
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). 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 27,778.5234,680.0
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 30.531.2
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 97.6100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 12.42,318.7
Industry 7,082.445,202.1
Construction 1,311.511,162.9
Services 17,069.7156,544.8
Total 25,476.0215,228.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 522.76,714.0
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 3,426.422,702.1
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 3,133.315,785.9
Total 7,082.445,202.1
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Trade 3,993.230,984.1
Transport, information and communications 1,938.519,355.2
Hostelry 922.414,524.5
Financial and insurance activities 860.17,404.9
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 5,122.144,489.3
Public administration and other services 4,233.439,786.8
Total 17,069.7156,544.8
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income. 2019 Benchmark revision. 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 16,020,172129,395,921
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 17.617.2
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 102.1100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2017
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 24,77123,760
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 6,5546,513
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Number of receipts 590,4905,806,207
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 81,064.269,999.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 482.5483.3
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. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 2931,884
Housing starts 2,21114,549
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
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Hotels 533,065
Hotel beds 6,339317,129
Campsites 0354
Campsite places 0270,840
Rural tourism 32,482
Rural tourism beds 3019,809
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Estate cars 444,4623,560,228
Motorcycles 84,388860,663
Industrial vehicles 83,978783,421
Others 18,596168,854
Total 631,4245,373,166
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. Q1/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 202,5691,684,040
Women 183,6661,487,555
Total 386,2353,171,595
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. Q1/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 404,6433,328,454
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 03/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 2209,350
Industry 73,291437,646
Construction 15,329126,120
Services 227,5052,106,755
Total 316,3452,679,871
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. 03/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 21522,637
Industry 5,51238,881
Construction 8,44867,906
Services 46,654413,267
Total 60,829542,691
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. 03/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 136,0521,182,606
From 51 to 250 workers 79,890639,923
From 251 workers and over 100,403857,342
Total 316,3452,679,871
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 03/2020
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 24,442236,020
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Total 200,1691,720,098
Average pension (euros) 1,038.341,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 85,609737,855
Women 90,044775,829
Total 175,6531,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Agriculture 321.87,973.6
Industry 7,195.742,781.6
Construction 4,396.030,535.1
Services 33,463.1273,230.1
Without previous employment 4,098.926,243.2
Total 49,475.4380,763.6
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Men 20,417.2163,426.6
Women 29,058.3217,337.0
Total 49,475.4380,763.6
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. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Public 35459
Others 34391
Total 69850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2019
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Pavilions 91982
Multisport courts 8168,327
Multisport fields 1722,328
Sports halls 9277,970
Indoor swimming pools 921,083
Athelitcs tracks 76434
Other facilities 2,43427,852
Total 4,60848,976
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
Participation (%) 47.747.6
Electors 647,8895,318,296
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.181.43
Selective collection (%) 40.141.7
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
Vallès OccidentalCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 2,72914,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 860,611.943,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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