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Active population. By age groups. Counties and Aran, areas and provinces

Active population. By age groups. Counties and Aran, areas and provinces 2011
16-29 30-44 45-64 65 + Total
Alt Camp 5,205 10,213 8,908 345 24,671
Alt Empordà 15,119 31,144 27,815 1,067 75,145
Alt Penedès 10,337 26,630 19,806 725 57,499
Alt Urgell 1,889 4,667 4,533 239 11,328
Alta Ribagorça 404 1,204 753 75 2,436
Anoia 11,516 28,617 22,216 744 63,094
Bages 18,636 42,508 35,348 1,133 97,625
Baix Camp 20,100 45,862 36,728 1,394 104,083
Baix Ebre 7,666 17,572 14,668 826 40,732
Baix Empordà 13,010 30,083 27,544 1,162 71,799
Baix Llobregat 81,791 204,042 149,484 4,908 440,225
Baix Penedès 10,111 24,183 18,672 656 53,621
Barcelonès 232,266 521,844 433,896 21,270 1,209,276
Berguedà 4,036 7,714 8,461 216 20,428
Cerdanya 1,854 4,340 4,580 224 10,997
Conca de Barberà 2,070 4,470 4,246 223 11,009
Garraf 13,968 35,670 30,389 992 81,019
Garrigues 1,668 4,089 4,219 208 10,184
Garrotxa 5,018 11,599 11,645 520 28,782
Gironès 20,960 45,180 35,167 1,437 102,744
Maresme 43,425 104,467 87,763 2,994 238,649
Montsià 7,174 16,802 12,548 553 37,076
Noguera 3,790 8,550 7,661 389 20,390
Osona 15,158 34,498 30,417 1,153 81,226
Pallars Jussà 1,215 2,595 2,867 148 6,825
Pallars Sobirà 673 1,776 1,592 119 4,160
Pla d'Urgell 3,886 8,823 7,165 367 20,241
Pla de l'Estany 3,336 7,386 6,189 216 17,127
Priorat 727 2,130 1,994 71 4,921
Ribera d'Ebre 2,330 4,589 4,446 175 11,539
Ripollès 2,374 5,449 5,805 190 13,818
Segarra 2,159 5,791 4,404 203 12,557
Segrià 21,214 49,287 39,641 1,497 111,639
Selva 18,203 43,107 33,335 1,011 95,656
Solsonès 1,236 2,989 2,784 79 7,088
Tarragonès 27,664 61,786 46,737 1,799 137,986
Terra Alta 1,020 2,249 2,719 128 6,116
Urgell 3,628 8,021 7,313 341 19,302
Val d'Aran 911 2,523 1,976 98 5,508
Vallès Occidental 93,879 222,527 169,779 5,362 491,547
Vallès Oriental 42,087 102,103 79,358 2,440 225,989
Catalonia 773,712 1,799,077 1,455,570 57,696 4,086,055
Metropolità 493,448 1,154,982 920,280 36,974 2,605,685
Comarques Gironines 78,020 173,947 147,500 5,603 405,070
Camp de Tarragona 55,765 124,461 98,611 3,832 282,670
Terres de l'Ebre 18,190 41,212 34,380 1,682 95,464
Ponent 36,345 84,560 70,403 3,004 194,312
Comarques Centrals 39,066 87,709 77,011 2,581 206,366
Alt Pirineu i Aran 6,946 17,104 16,302 902 41,255
Penedès 45,932 115,100 91,083 3,117 255,232
Barcelona 567,138 1,330,564 1,066,821 41,918 3,006,440
Girona 79,577 177,517 151,069 5,771 413,933
Lleida 42,932 101,141 86,017 3,837 233,927
Tarragona 84,066 189,856 151,663 6,171 431,755
Source: Idescat, based on the Population and Housing Censuses INE's.
Note: The Population and Housing Census 2011 includes survey data. The results have been conveniently rounded up and are shown without decimals. Hence, some totals may not coincide with the sum of their disaggregation.

Last update: January 14, 2015.

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Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Active population
People aged 16 years or more that have an occupation or are available to do so and are performing actions oriented towards finding employment.

Methodological aspects

The population census is defined as the series of operations that consist of collecting, summarizing, evaluating, analysing and publishing data of a demographic, cultural, economic and social nature of the country's inhabitants and its political-administrative divisions at a given point in time. This operation is aimed at persons residing in dwellings (whether family dwellings or accommodation) or in collective establishments (hotels, residences, nursing homes, etc.).

Censuses are exhaustive counts of the population and all respondents are required to answer them accurately. Censuses are protected and their data can only be disseminated as aggregate numerical information.

The questionnaires used in the various censuses and local censuses have not always included the same questions or the same items and, therefore, there may be variations from one year to another.

The Population and Housing Censuses 2011 are a state-wide statistical operation conducted by the National Statistical Institute (INE) and that is being undertaken for the first time by European mandate. The reference date is November 1, 2011. The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) has collaborated with the INE in the design phase of the project, supporting the communication campaign in Catalonia and participating in the treatment of information on certain census variables.

Data of the population by relationship with the activity are presented, which included information about the profession, the professional situation, the branch of activity and the activity sector. Furthermore, unpaid work data was also incorporated.

In the various statistical operations the item "employed" was not always the same. Comparability of data from the last two censuses is affected by the mismatch of the different options in response to the question regarding the activity; thus, in 2011 the options "household chores" and "receiving some kind of teaching and/or training" do not exist, as they are formulated in separate questions.

For the year 2011, the Catalan Classification of Economic Activities 2009 (CCAE-2009) and the Catalan Classification of Occupations (CCO-2011) have been used.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".