Employed persons in the tourism sector. By sex and professional situation

Employed persons in the tourism sector. By sex and professional situation Catalonia. 2nd quarter 2017
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Total 452.3 48.0 11.9 8.7
By sex
Men 251.1 28.4 12.8 8.7
Women 201.3 19.6 10.8 8.8
By professional situation
Wage-earners 375.3 52.1 16.1 11.5
Not wage-earners 77.1 -4.1 -5.0 -2.2
Percentage of the employed persons (%) 13.8 1.1 .. ..
Units: Thousands of persons.
Source: Idescat, based on data from the INE's Active Population Survey.
Employed persons in the tourism sector. By sex and professional situation Spain. 2nd quarter 2017
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Total 2,527.1 44.4 1.8 1.2
By sex
Men 1,361.0 -5.8 -0.4 -0.9
Women 1,166.1 50.2 4.5 3.9
By professional situation
Wage-earners 2,063.0 81.0 4.1 3.0
Not wage-earners 464.1 -36.6 -7.3 -5.5
Percentage of the employed persons (%) 13.4 -0.2 .. ..
Units: Thousands of persons.
Source: Idescat, based on data from the INE's Active Population Survey.

Date published: July 27, 2017. Next update: July 26, 2018 Calendari

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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).

To define the tourism sector it has been used the definition of the tourism Studies Institute (IET), which includes the following groups of the CCEA-2009:

Catalan Classification of Economic Activities 2009 (CCEA-2009) groups
LabelsCCAE-2009
Passenger rail transport, interurban491
Other passenger land transport493
Sea and coastal passenger water transport501
Inland passenger water transport503
Passenger air transport511
Support activities for transportation522
Hotels and similar accommodation551
Holiday and other short-stay accommodation552
Camping grounds, recreational vehicle parks and trailer parks553
Other accommodation559
Restaurants and mobile food service activities561
Event catering and other food service activities562
Beverage serving activities563
Renting and leasing of motor vehicles771
Renting and leasing of other machinery, equipment and tangible goods773
Travel agency and tour operator activities791
Other reservation service and related activities799
Creative, arts and entertainment activities900
Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities910
Sports activities931
Amusement and recreation activities932

The 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 Active Population Survey series for the period in question.

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