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Operative judicial bodies. Courts. Counties and Aran

Operative judicial bodies. Courts. Counties and Aran 2022
TSJ courts Provincial court sections 1st instance courts Family courts Capacity & civil reg. courts Merchant courts Examining magistrates 1st instance and examining magistrates Violence to women Penal courts Minors courts Penitentiary vigilance courts Social courts Administrative contention courts Exclusively civil registry courts Single senior judge courts Peace courts
Alt Camp 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 22
Alt Empordà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 2 0 0 1 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 67
Alt Penedès 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 26
Alt Urgell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 18
Alta Ribagorça 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 3
Anoia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 32
Aran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 8
Bages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 3 0 0 1 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 30
Baix Camp 0 0 7 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 27
Baix Ebre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 13
Baix Empordà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 34
Baix Llobregat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 2 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 23
Baix Penedès 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 13
Barcelonès 3 22 63 10 3 12 43 6 7 28 6 5 35 17 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 1 1
Berguedà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 30
Cerdanya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 16
Conca de Barberà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 22
Garraf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 5
Garrigues 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 24
Garrotxa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 20
Gironès 0 4 5 2 0 1 4 0 1 6 1 0 3 3 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 26
Maresme 0 0 7 2 0 0 5 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 28
Moianès 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 9
Montsià 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 11
Noguera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 29
Osona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 48
Pallars Jussà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 13
Pallars Sobirà 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 15
Pla d'Urgell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 16
Pla de l'Estany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 11
Priorat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 22
Ribera d'Ebre 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 14
Ripollès 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 18
Segarra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 20
Segrià 0 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 3 1 1 2 1 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 37
Selva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 24
Solsonès 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 14
Tarragonès 0 4 7 1 0 1 6 0 1 5 1 0 3 2 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 21
Terra Alta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 11
Urgell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 20
Vallès Occidental 0 0 15 4 0 0 9 16 2 7 0 0 6 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 19
Vallès Oriental 0 0 7 2 0 0 4 5 1 3 0 0 3 0 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 0 38
Catalonia 3 32 118 24 3 14 79 173 19 69 9 6 58 23 .. Confidential data, low reliability or not available 1 898
Source: Ministry of Justice.
Note: In accordance with the Law 20/2011, of July 21, on the Civil Registry, in force from 30 April 2021, by which the four exclusive civil registries of Barcelona and Tarragona, considered until then judicial bodies, became general offices of the Civil Registry, in the data of the year 2022 there is a reduction of 4 judicial bodies compared to the data of the previous year.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: October 16, 2023.

JUTTRI

These statistics have a specific section with all the information available: Statistics on the Justice Administration (JUTTRI).

Methodological note

Methodological aspects

The presentation of the tables follows the typology of different areas of law within the Catalan and State judicial systems on December 31st:

  • penal
  • civil
  • administrative contentious
  • constitutional
  • social
  • family
  • youth

The Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia, constituted in 1989, is the highest judicial authority in the Catalan territory and has the ultimate word on all legal procedures, notwithstanding the authority corresponding to the Supreme Court.

The Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) has three courtrooms: the civil and penal, the administrative contention and the social courtroom. The administrative contention courtroom is divided into five sections.

It must be considered that, apart from very few cases, there is no correspondence between the county borders and those of judicial regions. The number of judicial bodies shown in the table corresponds to those that really have their headquarters in the county of reference, ignoring the counties that contain municipalities that also fall within the bounds of these judicial districts.

Current Territorial Distribution

At present, Catalonia is divided into 41 counties, 1 singular territorial entity (Aran) and 8 areas of the Territorial Plan, according to the latest territorial changes, which affect the areas of El Penedès and the Central Counties, Aran and El Moianès.

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 "..".