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Definition of concepts

Officially protected housing starts
Building that has obtained the provisional qualification of social housing after the Secretary for Housing and Urban Improvement started the social housing development.

Methodological aspects

The data on housing started, is obtained from new works certificates issued by colleges of surveyors of Catalonia, and the intentions of promoters and constructors are outlined. Data is included on the construction of housing that enjoys official protection listed by protection scheme. The completed housing is taken from end of construction certificates issued by colleges of surveyors.

Current Territorial Distribution

At present, Catalonia is divided into 41 counties, 1 singular territorial entity (Aran) and 8 areas of the Territorial Plan, according to the latest territorial changes, which affect the areas of El Penedès and the Central Counties, Aran and El Moianès.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".