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Accessibility statement

The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) has committed itself to making its website accessible in accordance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September, on the accessibility of public sector websites and applications for mobile devices, which has transposed the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and Council.

This accessibility statement applies to the website

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September, due to the lack of conformity of the aspects that are set out below.

Non-accessible content

The content set out below is not accessible for the following reasons:

  1. Lack of compliance with Royal Decree 1112/2018, of 7 September:

    There may be several accessibility issues in the sections of the website named Statistical classifications and Foreign trade.

    There may be tables of complex data with association issues between headings and cells. In addition, there may be data tables with a complex functionality with various accessibility issues.

    There may be automated office files in PDF or other formats published after 20 September 2018 that do not meet all of the accessibility requirements.

    There is content in different languages from that of the web page that is not suitably tagged.

    There may be occasional errors in the publishing in some web pages or documents.

  2. Disproportionate load: not applicable.
  3. The content is not within the scope of the applicable law:

    There may be automated office files in PDF or other formats published before 20 September 2018 that do not meet all of the accessibility requirements.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared onl 18 June 2020.

The method used to prepare the statement was a self-assessment conducted by Idescat.

Last review of the statement: 18 June 2020.

Remarks and contact details

Communications on accessibility requirements:

If you wish to inform us of any possible non-compliance of this website, of the difficulties in accessing its content or make any other queries or suggestions for improvement regarding the accessibility of the website, you can send us your communication by using the Suggestions form.

You can also call the number +34 935 573 100 (General office hours: working days Monday-Friday, from 9 am to 2 pm. No service: 24 and 31 December).

All communications will be received and handled by Idescat's User Helpline Service.

Idescat's commitment to accessibility

Idescat has constructed its website in order to facilitate universal access to everyone who visits it, regardless of their physical, sensory and intellectual abilities and the technical features of the equipment used (type of device, software, connection speed, environmental conditions, etc.).

Idescat strives to adapt its website to the recommendations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and remove any barriers that hinder access to information and communication, in accordance with the accessibility guidelines established in version 2.1 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), achieving a compliance level of AA.

Idescat wishes to provide an eminently practical and useful tool to guarantee and promote equality in the provision and management of online information. To this effect, it will progressively incorporate the advances and new systems facilitating accessibility in communication into the information and communication technology it uses, in accordance with version 2.1.2 of the EN 301 549:2018 standard (PDF) on accessibility requirements for ICT products and services (websites, software, native applications, documents, hardware, etc.).