Jobs. Total and Salaried workers (Base 2010)

Jobs. Total and Salaried workers (Base 2010) Catalonia. 2018
Thousands Variation (%)
Total 3,814.7 2.8
Agriculture .. ..
Industry .. ..
Manufacturing industry .. ..
Construction .. ..
Services .. ..
Trade, transport and accomodation .. ..
Real state, professional and other activities .. ..
Public administration, education, health and social services .. ..
Salaried workers 3,369.7 3.3
Agriculture .. ..
Industry .. ..
Manufacturing industry .. ..
Construction .. ..
Services .. ..
Trade, transport and accomodation .. ..
Real state, professional and other activities .. ..
Public administration, education, health and social services .. ..
Source: Idescat. Annual Economic Accounts for Catalonia.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Jobs. Total and Salaried workers (Base 2010) Spain. 2018
Thousands Variation (%)
Total 20,706.4 2.1
Agriculture 770.5 -2.3
Industry 2,435.8 1.4
Manufacturing industry 2,195.0 1.6
Construction 1,207.7 8.2
Services 16,292.5 2.0
Trade, transport and accomodation 6,057.5 2.0
Real state, professional and other activities (1) 5,858.1 1.5
Public administration, education, health and social services 4,376.9 2.5
Salaried workers 18,148.6 2.7
Agriculture 473.6 -0.6
Industry 2,332.2 1.7
Manufacturing industry 2,093.2 2.0
Construction 1,040.6 9.1
Services 14,302.3 2.5
Trade, transport and accomodation 4,938.5 2.9
Real state, professional and other activities (1) 5,113.1 2.0
Public administration, education, health and social services 4,250.7 2.7
Source: INE. Annual Spanish National Accounts.
(1) Data calculated by Idescat from information published by the INE, to facilitate comparability of the tables.
Note: Data for Spain were revised on 28 June 2018.

Date published: March 20, 2019. Revised series on March 29, 2019.

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Methodological note

National accounting measures the contributions made to production by labour, by means of the number of jobs in an economy.

The Jobs variable is different from the number of employed people (which is the variable measured by active population surveys) as the latter one only counts the number of people. Thus only if there is no moonlighting the number of jobs and the number of employed people will be the same.

The variable Total includes jobs held by both wage-earners and self-employed. The variable Salaried workers includes only jobs held by wage-earners.

Jobs are broken down in the same way as GDP from the supply standpoint:

  • Agriculture (which includes agriculture, animal, forestry and fishing).
  • Industry and manufacturing industry.
  • Construction.
  • Services (detailed in three groups of branch sections: branches G, H and I of NACE 2009 revisión 2, related to Trade, transport and hostelry; sections J to M and R to U, Real estate and professionals activities and other; and sections O, P and Q Public administration, education, health and social services).

The detailed results for forty-four sectors of activity are presented in the section of monographic information Annual Economic Accounts for Catalonia (GDP).

Given the different calendar of availability of the magnitudes estimated by the INE and in order to preserve a congruent time frame for the economic series, the Spanish data are updated at the same time as the Catalan data.

The annual estimations of jobs (base 2010) are final for the 2000–2011 period and the estimates of later years are provisional, therefore they are susceptible to be revised. The estimates for the last two years are advances taken from short-term indicators.