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Employed persons in services

Employed persons in services (CCEA-2009) Catalonia. 4th quarter 2013
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Total 2,228.7 46.1 2.1 -1.3
Wholesale trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorbikes 153.5 0.1 0.1 -2.2
Retail trade 312.4 11.6 3.8 0.1
Transport and storage 175.0 13.2 8.2 -1.9
Hotel and food services 185.7 -21.8 -10.5 -10.2
Information and communications 114.2 22.3 24.2 9.1
Financial activities and insurance 80.3 12.9 19.1 20.2
Real estate, professional and technical activities 189.1 -1.1 -0.6 -1.5
Administrative activities and ancillary services 152.5 -2.9 -1.8 -1.6
Public administration 151.3 11.3 8.1 -3.1
Education 195.6 -5.1 -2.5 -4.9
Health and social services 259.9 -3.7 -1.4 -1.8
Cultural and sports activities and other services 259.1 9.2 3.7 1.1
Percentage of the employed persons(%) 74.3 0.6 z z
Units: Thousands.
Source: Idescat, based on data from the INE's Survey of Active Population.
(z) Category not applicable.
Employed persons in services (CCEA-2009) Spain. 4th quarter 2013
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Total 13,026.8 -9.6 -0.1 -1.7
Wholesale trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorbikes 1,019.8 30.2 3.1 -0.2
Retail trade 1,844.0 -28.5 -1.5 -0.7
Transport and storage 843.2 6.9 0.8 -2.4
Hotel and food services 1,312.9 71.8 5.8 -0.3
Information and communications 528.6 3.0 0.6 -2.2
Financial activities and insurance 464.2 36.1 8.4 4.2
Real estate, professional and technical activities 926.8 -24.2 -2.5 -2.8
Administrative activities and ancillary services 885.7 -12.5 -1.4 -1.3
Public administration 1,272.7 -39.0 -3.0 -5.4
Education 1,161.2 -42.6 -3.5 -3.7
Health and social services 1,382.3 14.9 1.1 -3.6
Cultural and sports activities and other services 1,385.4 -25.6 -1.8 0.9
Percentage of the employed persons(%) 76.0 0.8 z z
Units: Thousands.
Source: INE. Economically Active Population Survey.
(z) Category not applicable.

Last update: April 29, 2014. Revised series on May 26, 2014.

Annual data Statistics EPA

Methodological note

The employed persons is people aged 16 or over who are working either as employees or as self-employed.

The economic activity sector of employed people is determined by the main activity of the company in which they work and not by their specific job.

From the 1st quarter of 2008 onwards, economic activities have been classified using the new Catalan Classification of Economic Activities 2009 (CCEA-2009) and the sector division is as follows:

Catalan Classification of Economic Activities 2009 (CCEA-2009) sector division
LabelsCCAE-2009
Wholesale trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorbikes45–46
Retail trade47
Transport and storage 49–53
Hotel and food services 55–56
Information and communications 58–63
Financial activities and insurance 64–66
Real estate, professional and technical activities 68–75
Administrative activities and ancillary services 77–82
Public administration 84
Education 85
Health and social services 86–88
Cultural and sports activities and other services 90–93, 94–96, 97–98, 99

The Economically Active Population Survey (APS) is the main source for finding out about the labour market. It is sample research carried out by the INE using the methodology of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Statistical Office of the European Commission (Eurostat). The survey is taken every quarter and its main purpose is to investigate the relationship with people's economic activity.

The data for the 2002–2013 period was revised in May 2014 since the new reference population figures from the Population and Housing Census 2011 and the introduction of new criteria in the calibration of the expansion factors have made it necessary to recalculate the Economically Active Population Survey series for the period in question.