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The library of the Statistical Institute of Catalonia is specialised in statistical information on Catalonia. It also has an important historical collection of Spanish statistics, along with statistics from the autonomous communities. Finally, it contains a selection of statistics on the European Union and important international organisations.



Statistical Institute of Catalonia. Library

Via Laietana, 58 — 08003 Barcelona

Tel. +34 935 573 100

biblioteca at idescat dot cat

To find out how to get here, check Where are we.

Hours open to the public

  • General: working days from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • No service: 24th and 31st December
  • Special: during the month of August there is no in-person service

Outside these hours you can make your request for statistical information by accessing the Queries. You may also send us your suggestions.

If you wish to access the Consultation Hall, you need to make an appointment by calling us on 935 573 100 or by emailing us at biblioteca at idescat dot cat. You will need to provide your personal details so that we can contact.