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Population (2019)4,960
County Gironès
Surface area (km2) 35.92
Altitude (m) 102
Longitude (º) 2.740542
Latitude (º) 41.966531

Population

Density of population. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 35.92575.6032,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 138.1336.9239.0
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Population. By sex. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 2,50595,9793,770,123
Women 2,45597,9293,905,094
Total 4,960193,9087,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 96334,5731,172,116
From 15 to 64 years 3,225130,0885,060,347
From 65 to 84 years 62724,2351,199,987
From 85 years and over 1455,012242,767
Total 4,960193,9087,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 50217,925603,175
From 15 to 64 years 1,64965,4632,548,305
From 65 to 84 years 29610,957538,769
From 85 years and over 581,63479,874
Total 2,50595,9793,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 46116,648568,941
From 15 to 64 years 1,57664,6252,512,042
From 65 to 84 years 33113,278661,218
From 85 years and over 873,378162,893
Total 2,45597,9293,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Catalonia 4,268127,5244,932,849
Rest of Spain 38722,1401,273,935
Abroad 30544,2441,468,433
Total 4,960193,9087,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Spanish 4,744154,2826,515,790
Foreign 21639,6261,159,427
Total 4,960193,9087,675,217
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Spanish 2,39175,4193,174,342
Foreign 11420,560595,781
Total 2,50595,9793,770,123
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Spanish 2,35378,8633,341,448
Foreign 10219,066563,646
Total 2,45597,9293,905,094
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
No qualifications :12,783623,324
Primary level 54219,297837,313
Secondary level 2,33782,4723,498,064
University education :32,3071,264,747
Total 3,808146,8586,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2020
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 194,273167,794
Women 404,043163,395
Total 598,316331,189
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2018/19
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Resident Students 1,01534,8701,227,695
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 79.382.983.1
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Boys 1792031,133
Girls 1791529,825
Total 341,83560,958
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2018
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 1775133,352
Women 2072833,210
Total 371,47966,562
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2018
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Total 2372027,738
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 21159:
Balance with Spain -3-50-2,455
Internal migratory net balance 18109-2,455
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Immigrations 195,310203,843
Emigrations 102,36887,491
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Rest of EU 354230,002
Rest of the world 164,768173,841
Total 195,310203,843
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 1,36045,4651,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 34.128.5516.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 4.896.73.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 29.2121.8413.94
Source: Idescat.
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Dwellings and households

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Main 1,65269,3952,944,944
Secondary :4,834470,081
Vacant 19610,071448,356
Total 2,21184,3003,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Owned 1,38749,3112,188,657
Rented 13016,285582,701
Other type :3,799173,586
Total 1,65269,3952,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Up to 60 m2 ::538,966
From 61 to 90 m2 54434,0301,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 54915,282560,379
From 121 m2 and over 49211,942369,412
Total 1,65269,3952,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates and taxes

Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2017
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 22,09123,47823,760
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 5,1685,9876,513
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Number of receipts 3,708140,2185,841,008
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 42,127.052,204.568,666.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 400.2434.0480.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 375,861434,512516,035
Real assets (%) 34.735.837.4
Financial assets (%) 65.364.262.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Cultivated land 65513,965792,425
Permanent pasture 171,173355,107
Total 67215,1381,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 51112,734511,150
Fruit trees 132512110,819
Olives 061101,236
Vines 07261,391
Others 125867,829
Total 65513,965792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Without land 4301,519
With land 6274659,320
Total 6677660,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Without livestock 3943347,172
With livestock 2734313,667
Total 6677660,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Bovine 99218,462544,135
Ovine 5477,241600,082
Caprine 151,23071,748
Porcine 2,562104,2196,742,638
Avian 67,682771,57043,890,563
Female rabbits 582,210335,054
Equine 1011019,352
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Housing construction. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 0441,884
Housing starts 738714,549
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
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Hotels 0563,065
Hotel beds 03,040317,129
Campsites 03354
Campsite places 0738270,840
Rural tourism 1652,482
Rural tourism beds 452119,809
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Estate cars 2,81397,7273,560,228
Motorcycles 60521,198860,663
Industrial vehicles 79524,527783,421
Others 2094,310168,854
Total 4,422147,7625,373,166
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Employed population 2,21878,3873,033,916
Unemployed population 48824,3571,052,138
Active population 2,706102,7444,086,055
Inactive population 1,95378,3143,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 3,808146,8586,223,448
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
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 1,23842,0661,684,040
Women 1,07237,6901,487,555
Total 2,31079,7563,171,595
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. Q1/2020
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Total 2,41584,3963,328,454
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 06/2020
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Agriculture 133099,831
Industry 2369,888437,091
Construction 1524,534136,814
Services 68274,7992,085,202
Total 1,08389,5302,668,938
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
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Agriculture 2939322,652
Industry 3292238,499
Construction 701,72368,341
Services 26710,190414,980
Total 39813,228544,472
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
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 1,02938,2741,198,285
From 51 to 250 workers 5422,374628,584
From 251 workers and over 028,882842,069
Total 1,08389,5302,668,938
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 06/2020
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Total 1606,996238,880
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Total 1,05336,2981,720,098
Average pension (euros) 975.851,041.031,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 43414,985737,855
Women 46216,496775,829
Total 89631,4811,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Agriculture 1.8256.17,973.6
Industry 23.4924.042,781.6
Construction 11.6931.230,535.1
Services 113.26,261.0273,230.1
Without previous employment 3.3725.126,243.2
Total 153.39,097.3380,763.6
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Men 56.74,185.9163,426.6
Women 96.74,911.4217,337.0
Total 153.39,097.3380,763.6
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
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Understand 4,524167,8106,949,344
Speak 4,226141,1195,345,484
Read 4,143145,9055,750,348
Write 3,385115,2644,069,219
Do not understand :8,645356,728
Total 4,567176,4567,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2018
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Public 114459
Others 014391
Total 128850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2019
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Pavilions 148982
Multisport courts 82528,327
Multisport fields 5942,328
Sports halls 32087,970
Indoor swimming pools 0171,083
Athelitcs tracks 09434
Other facilities 3060627,852
Total 471,23448,976
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Electors 3,573121,4305,376,553
Participation (%) 70.958.758.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Electors 3,627121,4115,554,455
Participation (%) 88.483.279.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Electors 3,592120,0695,519,912
Participation (%) 64.964.063.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Participation (%) 52.449.847.6
Electors 3,616120,4845,318,296
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2018
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.291.221.43
Selective collection (%) 45.748.341.7
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
BescanóGironèsCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 2634214,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 1,119.07114,324.163,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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