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Campsites. Establishments and beds. By categories Catalonia
Establishments Luxury First Second Third Beds (1) Luxury First Second Third
2020 351 0 79 180 92 262,346 0 124,802 111,126 26,418
2019 354 0 80 182 92 270,840 0 129,918 114,504 26,418
2018 351 0 80 181 90 271,908 0 130,953 114,591 26,364
2017 351 0 80 181 90 271,425 0 130,335 114,729 26,361
2016 350 2 76 183 89 270,585 5,775 122,115 116,664 26,031
2015 348 2 72 186 88 268,842 5,775 117,468 119,223 26,376
2014 349 2 72 187 88 269,838 5,775 118,287 119,769 26,007
2013 349 2 71 187 89 272,988 5,775 120,771 119,826 26,616
2012 352 3 70 187 92 275,442 8,319 117,519 121,500 28,104
2011 354 3 69 187 95 278,508 8,457 119,376 122,094 28,581
2010 353 3 69 185 96 231,780 7,048 99,335 101,004 24,393
2009 347 3 68 182 94 229,350 7,048 99,297 99,448 23,557
2008 347 3 67 177 100 231,002 7,048 100,633 98,191 25,130
2007 344 3 65 178 98 235,814 7,048 103,485 99,529 25,752
2006 345 3 65 180 97 235,853 7,048 103,193 100,429 25,183
2005 345 3 64 181 97 235,982 7,048 101,383 101,915 25,636
2004 349 3 66 184 96 241,383 7,048 104,653 103,436 26,246
2003 351 3 66 185 97 241,453 7,048 104,395 103,701 26,309
Source:
2003-2019: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
2020: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Business and Labour.
Note: (1) From the year 2011, according to article 49 of Decree 183/2010, of November 23, on tourist accommodation establishments, the capacity of a campsite in terms of the number of places is obtained by multiplying by three the total number of camping units. This change implies a break in the series that prevents year-over-year comparison, as in previous years the number of campsite places was obtained by multiplying the total number of camping units by two and a half.

Last update: July 2, 2021.

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Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Campsite
Area of delimitated land that has been equipped and conditioned for use by people, on a regular basis and by paying a stipulated price, to use an area for living in the open air for a set period of time, for holidaying or tourism purposes and using as a residence mobile shelters such as caravans, tents or other similar elements that are easily transported. They are classified into four categories: luxury, first, second and third class.
Campsite place
Space occupied by a person in a tent, mobile shelter or caravan.

Methodological aspects

Tourist establishments are disaggregated into hotel establishments, camp sites and rural tourism establishments, according to their category and capacity.

The information presented herein is fundamentally structural and focused on tourist offering. Given the characteristics of this sector, the information has been clustered for certain municipalities.

Until 1994 the source for this data was the General Directorate of Tourist Companies and Activities, belonging to the Ministry of Transportation, Tourism and Communications. Since 1995, the General Directorate of Tourism, belonging to the Ministry for Business and Labour of the Generalitat de Catalunya, has been in charge of publishing data on the registry of tourist establishments: hotel establishments, camp sites, rural tourism establishments and housing for tourists' use.

Until year 2003, Terres de l'Ebre tourism brand was included in Costa Daurada and Val d'Aran formed part of the Pirineus. At the end 2011, the Catalan Tourism Agency approved the creation of a new tourism brand called Costa Barcelona. This region includes the territory of the former Costa del Garraf and Costa de Barcelona-Maresme.

In 2015, two changes were made to the tourism brands, approved by the Catalan Tourist Board. The first change is that the counties El Vallès Oriental and El Vallès Occidental, which used to be a part of the Catalunya Central brand, as of 2015 will come under the Costa Barcelona brand. The second change is to the name of the brand: Catalunya Central will now be known as Paisatges de Barcelona.

On the occasion of the creation of El Moianès county, the municipalities of Castellcir, Castellterçol, Granera and Sant Quirze Safaja (which were part of the Costa Barcelona brand), from 2015 they become part of Paisatges de Barcelona brand.

Thus Catalonia is divided into 9 tourism brands:

  • Barcelona: Barcelonès.
  • Costa Brava: Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Gironès, Pla de l'Estany i Selva.
  • Costa Daurada: Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Baix Penedès, Conca de Barberà, Priorat i Tarragonès.
  • Costa Barcelona: Alt Penedès, Baix Llobregat, Garraf, Maresme, Vallès Occidental i Vallès Oriental.
  • Paisatges Barcelona: Anoia, Bages, Moianès i Osona.
  • Pirineus: Alt Urgell, Alta Ribagorça, Berguedà, Cerdanya, Garrotxa, Pallars Jussà, Pallars Sobirà, Ripollès i Solsonès.
  • Terres de Lleida: Garrigues, Noguera, Pla d'Urgell, Segarra, Segrià i Urgell.
  • Terres de l'Ebre: Baix Ebre, Montsià, Ribera d'Ebre i Terra Alta.
  • Aran: Val d'Aran.

Until 2011, the territorial disaggregation by tourism brands was calculated using special estimators for small areas. This methodology does not guarantee that the total amount is exactly the same as the result for the whole of Catalonia using the traditional estimator. However, the discrepancies are of little significance.

The new county of El Moianès was created on 1 May 2015 (Law 4/2015, of 23 April, on the creation of the county of El Moianès) from the aggregation of five municipalities of the county of El Bages, one from the county of Osona and four from the county of El Vallès Oriental.

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 "..".