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Population (2020)23,244
County Baix Empordà
Surface area (km2) 26.88
Altitude (m) 64
Longitude (º) 3.165206
Latitude (º) 41.918294

Population

Density of population. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Surface area (km2) 26.88701.6932,108.00
Density (inh./km2) 864.7193.5242.3
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Population. By sex. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 11,53167,6483,826,964
Women 11,71368,1573,953,515
Total 23,244135,8057,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 3,88620,6281,165,865
From 15 to 64 years 15,13888,6845,146,253
From 65 to 84 years 3,47022,3531,218,356
From 85 years and over 7504,140250,005
Total 23,244135,8057,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Men. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 2,00410,643600,199
From 15 to 64 years 7,68145,0232,596,461
From 65 to 84 years 1,59910,538547,441
From 85 years and over 2471,44482,863
Total 11,53167,6483,826,964
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By age groups. Women. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
From 0 to 14 years 1,8829,985565,666
From 15 to 64 years 7,45743,6612,549,792
From 65 to 84 years 1,87111,815670,915
From 85 years and over 5032,696167,142
Total 11,71368,1573,953,515
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By place of birth. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Catalonia 14,04685,8194,947,418
Rest of Spain 3,11217,7151,248,206
Abroad 6,08632,2711,584,855
Total 23,244135,8057,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 17,889108,3686,519,860
Foreign 5,35527,4371,260,619
Total 23,244135,8057,780,479
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Men. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 8,87753,7223,176,668
Foreign 2,65413,926650,296
Total 11,53167,6483,826,964
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population. By nationality. Women. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Spanish 9,01254,6463,343,192
Foreign 2,70113,511610,323
Total 11,71368,1573,953,515
Source: Idescat, from the Continuous Register Statistic of INE.
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Population of 16 years and over. By level of education. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
No qualifications 3,43912,365623,324
Primary level 2,93217,338837,313
Secondary level 10,50863,8003,498,064
University education 1,74516,5751,264,747
Total 18,623110,0786,223,448
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Population resident abroad on 1 January. By sex. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 5922,874167,794
Women 5422,666163,395
Total 1,1345,540331,189
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AFTE population (annual full time equivalents). 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Resident population 22,974134,359:
AFTE seasonal population 4,12728,475:
Total 27,101162,834:
AFTE population / resident population (%) 118.0121.2:
Source: Idescat. Estimacions de població estacional (base 2016).
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Statistics on Commuting for Non-University Studies. SY 2019/20
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Resident Students 4,06521,1651,240,690
Resident Students who study in the same municipality (%) 88.976.582.9
Source: Idescat, a partir de les dades de la matrícula del Departament d'Educació.
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Births. By sex. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Boys 10653831,453
Girls 10150430,095
Total 2071,04261,548
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Deaths. By sex. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 11464132,498
Women 10356732,049
Total 2171,20864,547
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Marriages. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Total 8953926,939
Source: Idescat, a partir del Moviment natural de la població de l'INE.
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Households. By size. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
One person 2,07712,246686,810
Two people 2,21616,411933,679
Three people 1,90111,125631,635
Four people and over 2,15512,064692,821
Total 8,34951,8462,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Households. By type of nucleus. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
One person 2,07712,246686,810
Two people or more without nucleus 4821,964100,637
Couple without children 1,70712,946725,737
Couple with children 3,22418,1701,059,975
Father or mother with children 6435,247308,995
Two nucleuses or more 2161,27362,789
Total 8,34951,8462,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Internal migrations. Destination-origin balances. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Balance with Catalonia 24169:
Balance with Spain 4-66-2,455
Internal migratory net balance 28103-2,455
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External migrations. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Immigrations 4553,326203,843
Emigrations 1751,55387,491
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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External immigrations. By place of origin. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Rest of EU 4864030,002
Rest of the world 4072,686173,841
Total 4553,326203,843
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Residential Variation Statistics.
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2001-2011 Intercensal Population Growth
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Population Growth. 2011 4,33129,7971,176,733
Population Growth (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 21.1425.3716.98
Natural Increase (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 4.93.23.04
Net Migration (annual average) (rate per 1,000 inhabitants). 2001-2011 16.2422.1613.94
Source: Idescat.
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Culture · Language

Population of 2 years and over. By knowledge of Catalan. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Understand 20,343121,6826,949,344
Speak 14,80197,2555,345,484
Read 16,071101,9895,750,348
Write 11,54875,9724,069,219
Do not understand 1,6237,089356,728
Total 21,965128,7717,306,072
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Libraries. 2018
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Public 111459
Others 05391
Total 116850
Source: Idescat. Library Statistics.
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Sports facilities. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Pavilions 327993
Multisport courts 292378,334
Multisport fields 111142,334
Sports halls 352038,257
Indoor swimming pools 3321,087
Athelitcs tracks 56433
Other facilities 2231,66528,144
Total 3092,28449,582
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Consell Català de l'Esport.
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Elections

Municipal elections. 2015
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 14,89391,1615,376,553
Participation (%) 50.456.258.5
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the Parliament of Catalonia. 2017
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 14,43688,2575,554,455
Participation (%) 77.280.679.1
Source: Idescat i Departament de Polítiques Digitals i Administració Pública.
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Elections to the Congress of Deputies. 2016
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Electors 14,35387,7165,519,912
Participation (%) 59.061.663.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals.
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Elections to the European Parliament. 2014 (p)
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Participation (%) 41.945.847.6
Electors 14,84590,6085,318,296
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Labour

Population. By relation with economic activity. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Employed population 7,73348,6603,033,916
Unemployed population 4,07223,1391,052,138
Active population 11,80571,7994,086,055
Inactive population 10,76660,3023,386,882
Population of 16 years and over 18,623110,0786,223,448
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. 03/2021 (p)
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 4,73828,8481,715,233
Women 3,82123,8331,504,522
Total 8,55952,6813,219,755
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to Social Security according to the residence of the contributor. 03/2021 (p)
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Total 8,88054,8783,376,198
Source: Idescat.
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Affiliations to S. S. general system according to the location of the affilation. By sectors. 09/2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 231589,667
Industry 5033,130436,451
Construction 6494,206138,164
Services 3,93623,8612,119,734
Total 5,11131,3552,704,016
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
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 3153422,502
Industry 7864338,386
Construction 4132,29368,434
Services 1,1577,861416,424
Total 1,67911,331545,746
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
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Up to 50 workers 3,55322,7221,194,835
From 51 to 250 workers 1,0556,720637,515
From 251 workers and over 5031,913871,666
Total 5,11131,3552,704,016
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory accounts. 09/2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Total 8065,225239,346
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Contributory Social Security pensions. December. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Total 4,42227,1871,720,098
Average pension (euros) 865.18870.871,041.97
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Contributory Social Security Pensioners. By sex. December. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 1,89811,694737,855
Women 1,95211,859775,829
Total 3,85023,5531,513,684
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Registered unemployment. By sectors. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 42.3227.59,381.9
Industry 96.9555.348,483.1
Construction 192.0873.735,505.6
Services 1,009.25,403.0339,775.8
Without previous employment 86.2354.328,272.9
Total 1,426.77,413.9461,419.2
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Registered unemployment. By sex. 2020
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Men 672.23,395.6205,421.3
Women 754.54,018.3255,997.9
Total 1,426.77,413.9461,419.2
Source: Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Units: annual averages
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Housing and dwellings

Family dwellings. By type. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Main 8,34951,8462,944,944
Secondary 7,17946,469470,081
Vacant 1,52711,840448,356
Total 17,055110,1553,863,381
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By type of tenancy. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Owned 5,97937,7482,188,657
Rented 1,82110,002582,701
Other type 5484,096173,586
Total 8,34951,8462,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main family dwellings. By useful surface area. 2011
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
From 61 to 90 m2 3,86921,4961,476,187
From 91 to 120 m2 2,04312,180560,379
From 121 m2 and over 1,44610,806369,412
Total 8,34951,8462,944,944
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Population and Housing Census.
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Main aggregates · Public sector finance

Gross domestic product (2019 Benchmark revision). 2018
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
GDP (millions of euros) 420.03,058.2241,687.1
GDP per capita (thousands of euros) 18.623.231.9
GDP per capita (Catalonia index=100) 58.472.8100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Gross value added (2019 Benchmark revision). By sectors. 2018
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Agriculture 1.366.82,062.3
Industry 31.6231.143,603.6
Construction 56.4342.611,443.4
Services 295.02,157.7164,032.2
Total 384.32,798.2221,141.5
Source: Idescat.
Units: millions of euros
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Gross disposable household income. 2019 Benchmark revision. 2017
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
GDHI (thousands of euros) 286,6751,873,183129,395,921
GDHI per capita (thousands of euros) 12.814.317.2
GDHI per capita (Catalonia index=100) 74.383.1100.0
Source: Idescat.
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Personal Income Tax (IRPF). 2018
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Taxable base by declarer 18,82820,34924,255
Resulting quota from self-payment by declarer 4,9115,4756,907
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
Units: euros
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Urban property tax (IBI). 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Number of receipts 26,687174,7585,841,008
Taxable base by receipt (euros) 75,999.763,286.468,666.2
Integral quota by receipt (euros) 482.3489.3480.4
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Dirección General del Catastro.
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Wealth tax (IPPF). 2007
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Total weath by declarer (euros) 391,579428,768516,035
Real assets (%) 39.434.937.4
Financial assets (%) 60.665.162.6
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Agència Estatal d'Administració Tributària.
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Economic sectors

Used agricultural area (UAA). 2009
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Cultivated land 66619,875792,425
Permanent pasture 12796355,107
Total 67820,6721,147,532
Units: hectares
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Cultivated land. By type of crop. 2009
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Herbaceous crops 64818,043511,150
Fruit trees 11,280110,819
Olives 14274101,236
Vines 417161,391
Others 01077,829
Total 66619,875792,425
Units: hectares
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Farms. By land ownership. 2009
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Without land 1371,519
With land 3594759,320
Total 3698460,839
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Farms. By livestock ownership. 2009
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Without livestock 2259847,172
With livestock 1438613,667
Total 3698460,839
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Head of livestock. By species. 2009
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Bovine 1,06810,108544,135
Ovine 39319,873600,082
Caprine 191,87771,748
Porcine 8,111131,7726,742,638
Avian 107639,01043,890,563
Female rabbits 01,704335,054
Equine 739519,352
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Housing construction. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
State subsidised housing starts 001,884
Housing starts 2235014,549
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
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Hotels 322053,065
Hotel beds 1,47215,622317,129
Campsites 445354
Campsite places 4,00261,146270,840
Rural tourism 31102,482
Rural tourism beds 2994019,809
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
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Fleet of vehicles. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Estate cars 12,47279,0163,560,228
Motorcycles 3,31320,170860,663
Industrial vehicles 3,16822,403783,421
Others 3033,021168,854
Total 19,256124,6105,373,166
Source: Idescat, based on data from the DGT.
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Environment

Municipal waste. 2019
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Generation per capita (kg/inhab./day) 1.852.231.44
Selective collection (%) 47.645.544.9
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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Industrial waste. 2018
PalafrugellBaix EmpordàCatalunya
Establishments with yearly waste declarations 2424114,949
Industrial waste (tonnes) 660.2820,147.103,802,966.84
Source: The Waste Agency of Catalonia.
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