Barcelona in figures

Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, has more than 1,600,000 inhabitants and is at the heart of a metropolitan area with almost 5,000,000 inhabitants, representing 63.4% and 10.1% of the total population of Catalonia and Spain, respectively.


City of Barcelona: 1.625.137 inhabitants (January 2017)

Metropolitan area: 4.820.887 inhabitants (January 2017)

Foreign population: 17,8% (2017)

Catalonia, GDP per capita (index UE 27=100): 112 (2015)   

Catalan colleage students: 251.589 (2014-2015)

2 Catalan business schools in Europe's top ten rank (January 2016)  

Harbor total transit (milion tones): 48,6 (2016)

Airport Passengers: 44.154.693 (2016)

Total Companies (Province of Barcelona): 450.451 (January 2016)

Foreign companies (Catalonia): 6.507 (2016)

Hotel beds: 75.647 (2016)

Tourists: 9.065.650 (2016)

Cruise passengers: 2.683.594 (2016)

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