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Population (2019)1,636,762
County Barcelonès
Surface area (km2) 101.35
Altitude (m) 13
Longitude (º) 2.178389
Latitude (º) 41.383531

Population

Density of population. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 101.35145.7532,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 16,149.615,632.5239.0
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Population. By sex. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 775,6191,089,2553,770,123
Women 861,1431,189,1823,905,094
Total 1,636,7622,278,4377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 204,754300,5111,172,116
From 15 to 64 years 1,081,9431,503,3125,060,347
From 65 to 84 years 281,618388,6641,199,987
From 85 years and over 68,44785,950242,767
Total 1,636,7622,278,4377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 105,153154,540603,175
From 15 to 64 years 530,511741,9122,548,305
From 65 to 84 years 118,833165,792538,769
From 85 years and over 21,12227,01179,874
Total 775,6191,089,2553,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 99,601145,971568,941
From 15 to 64 years 551,432761,4002,512,042
From 65 to 84 years 162,785222,872661,218
From 85 years and over 47,32558,939162,893
Total 861,1431,189,1823,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Catalonia 946,2201,292,8324,932,849
Rest of Spain 269,575407,1211,273,935
Abroad 420,967578,4841,468,433
Total 1,636,7622,278,4377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Spanish 1,316,3801,840,7566,515,790
Foreign 320,382437,6811,159,427
Total 1,636,7622,278,4377,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Spanish 615,259868,0373,174,342
Foreign 160,360221,218595,781
Total 775,6191,089,2553,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Spanish 701,121972,7193,341,448
Foreign 160,022216,463563,646
Total 861,1431,189,1823,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
No qualifications 104,138180,541623,324
Primary level 162,261247,905837,313
Secondary level 678,572976,8333,498,064
University education 444,364511,8661,264,747
Total 1,389,3361,917,1456,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 76,28385,196167,794
Women 76,63385,156163,395
Total 152,916170,352331,189
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Resident population 1,620,3432,254,642:
AFTE seasonal population 81,77129,910:
Total 1,702,1142,284,552:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 105.0101.3:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2018/19
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Resident Students 207,170307,4451,227,695
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 96.792.983.1
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Boys 6,5189,33931,133
Girls 6,2018,95929,825
Total 12,71918,29860,958
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 7,43710,18333,352
Women 8,38710,81733,210
Total 15,82421,00066,562
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Total 5,6487,66327,738
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia -12,313-13,710:
Balance with Spain -604-1,020-2,689
Internal migratory net balance -12,917-14,730-2,689
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Immigrations 65,13483,383177,216
Emigrations 26,17333,91878,003
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Rest of EU 13,05714,28729,029
Rest of the world 52,07769,096148,187
Total 65,13483,383177,216
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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Population growth
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Crude Birth Rate. 2019 :8.017.94
Crude Death Rate. 2018 9.759.328.78
Crude Rate of Natural Increase. 2019 :-0.87:
Net Migration Rate. 2019 :11.70:
Total Growth Rate. 2019 :10.8314.01
Units: crude rate per 1,000 inhabitants
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 107,129146,8521,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 6.886.7816.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 -0.760.373.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 7.646.413.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Main 684,078926,5832,944,944
Secondary 38,76942,990470,081
Vacant 88,259109,679448,356
Total 811,1061,079,2523,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Owned 437,631624,8882,188,657
Rented 205,912251,347582,701
Other type 40,53450,348173,586
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Up to 60 m2 192,917272,366538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 348,922484,4791,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 96,794118,656560,379
From 121 m2 and over 45,44551,083369,412
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By size. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
One person 198,052249,997686,810
Two people 230,095308,382933,679
Three people 127,577182,573631,635
Four people and over 128,355185,630692,821
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
One person 198,052249,997686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 37,10946,421100,637
Couple without children 166,475226,802725,737
Couple with children 190,647278,2911,059,975
Father or mother with children 77,680104,625308,995
Two nucleuses or more 14,11520,44762,789
Total 684,078926,5832,944,944
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
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 72,357.285,155.8234,680.0
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 45.038.131.2
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 144.2122.2100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (base 2010). By sectors. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 20.020.32,318.7
Industry 5,622.96,989.345,202.1
Construction 2,477.83,133.211,162.9
Services 58,239.367,954.8156,544.8
Total 66,359.978,097.6215,228.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Industry. By branches. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Mining industries, energy, water and waste 2,093.92,427.16,714.0
Food, textiles, wood, publishing, chemicals and rubber 2,179.02,682.822,702.1
Metallurgy, machinery, electrical and transport material 1,350.01,879.415,785.9
Total 5,622.96,989.345,202.1
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross value added (base 2010). Services. By branches. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Trade 8,703.911,345.530,984.1
Transport, information and communications 9,250.610,016.519,355.2
Hostelry 5,866.76,454.414,524.5
Financial and insurance activities 2,844.33,263.37,404.9
Real estate, technical and adm. activities 17,016.219,825.344,489.3
Public administration and other services 14,557.617,049.839,786.8
Total 58,239.367,954.8156,544.8
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income. 2019 Benchmark revision. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 33,785,25943,317,426129,395,921
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 21.019.417.2
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 122.1112.7100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 28,38226,27623,760
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 8,8377,8636,513
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Number of receipts 1,144,8291,535,5555,806,207
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 105,252.291,979.569,999.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 680.5607.5483.3
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 631,040604,846516,035
Real assets (%) 34.835.037.4
Financial assets (%) 65.265.062.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Cultivated land 661758792,425
Permanent pasture 2027355,107
Total 6807851,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 480533511,150
Fruit trees 3032110,819
Olives 7598101,236
Vines 759361,391
Others 117,829
Total 661758792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Without land 001,519
With land 547059,320
Total 547060,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Without livestock 516547,172
With livestock 3513,667
Total 547060,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Bovine 00544,135
Ovine 05600,082
Caprine 02571,748
Porcine 006,742,638
Avian 222243,890,563
Female rabbits 00335,054
Equine 8819,352
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Housing construction. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 2866551,884
Housing starts 1,9313,68514,549
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
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Hotels 7317653,065
Hotel beds 80,27784,932317,129
Campsites 00354
Campsite places 00270,840
Rural tourism 002,482
Rural tourism beds 0019,809
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Estate cars 553,539775,1173,560,228
Motorcycles 251,287306,727860,663
Industrial vehicles 98,148136,434783,421
Others 18,25324,677168,854
Total 921,2271,242,9555,373,166
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Employed population 681,377918,9333,033,916
Unemployed population 188,958290,3431,052,138
Active population 870,3351,209,2764,086,055
Inactive population 731,5981,020,3463,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 1,389,3361,917,1456,223,448
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
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 338,675468,7191,684,040
Women 336,297454,1861,487,555
Total 674,972922,9053,171,595
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. Q1/2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Total 715,221976,6953,328,454
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 06/2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 2752839,831
Industry 65,62981,875437,091
Construction 25,74736,292136,814
Services 834,989952,1202,085,202
Total 926,6401,070,5702,668,938
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. 06/2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 19824122,652
Industry 5,6267,54138,499
Construction 8,59513,25668,341
Services 108,759135,612414,980
Total 123,178156,650544,472
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. 06/2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 332,729393,0571,198,285
From 51 to 250 workers 194,330224,430628,584
From 251 workers and over 399,581453,083842,069
Total 926,6401,070,5702,668,938
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 06/2020
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Total 68,49181,003238,880
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Total 398,496546,6081,720,098
Average pension (euros) 1,160.531,128.331,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 157,047223,681737,855
Women 193,146259,029775,829
Total 350,193482,7101,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Agriculture 285.0443.37,973.6
Industry 5,119.98,679.242,781.6
Construction 4,198.57,786.530,535.1
Services 55,575.382,885.1273,230.1
Without previous employment 3,613.86,675.526,243.2
Total 68,792.5106,469.6380,763.6
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Men 31,201.547,792.7163,426.6
Women 37,591.058,676.9217,337.0
Total 68,792.5106,469.6380,763.6
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
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Understand 1,501,2622,058,2686,949,344
Speak 1,137,8161,487,9465,345,484
Read 1,246,5551,653,6365,750,348
Write 835,0801,092,6944,069,219
Do not understand 72,056129,239356,728
Total 1,573,3182,187,5087,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Public 4161459
Others 158166391
Total 199227850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2019
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Pavilions 93136982
Multisport courts 9581,3768,327
Multisport fields 1011592,328
Sports halls 1,3361,7917,970
Indoor swimming pools 1892331,083
Athelitcs tracks 5273434
Other facilities 1,9142,49927,852
Total 4,6436,26748,976
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Electors 1,161,1401,597,4245,376,553
Participation (%) 60.659.058.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Electors 1,125,8381,560,6645,554,455
Participation (%) 81.680.879.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Electors 1,136,3521,570,6055,519,912
Participation (%) 67.666.763.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Participation (%) 51.048.847.6
Electors 1,145,4881,575,6705,318,296
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.341.281.43
Selective collection (%) 38.034.741.7
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
BarcelonaBarcelonèsCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 7431,37214,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 180,427.96220,378.433,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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