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Real GDP per capita

Real GDP per capita 2020
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
Volums encadenats 2010 26,949.1 (p) 22,350.0 (p) 26,370.0
Annual variation (%) -12.0 (p) -11.3 (p) -6.0
Units: Euros per capita.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Annual Economic Accounts for Catalonia. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(p) Provisional value.

Last update: June 1, 2021.

Methodological note

The indicator is calculated as the ratio of real GDP to the average population of a specific year. GDP measures the value of total final output of goods and services produced by an economy within a certain period of time. It includes goods and services that have markets (or which could have markets) and products which are produced by general government and non-profit institutions.

It is a measure of economic activity and is also used as a proxy for the development in a country's material living standards. However, it is a limited measure of economic welfare. For example, neither does GDP include most unpaid household work nor does GDP take account of negative effects of economic activity, like environmental degradation.