Articles tagged as: national statistics institute

June 13th, 2014

Spain's largest property portals have forecast that there will be further falls in house prices in Spain in the coming months, but have estimated that they will be more moderate, and that some areas of the country will even register price increases. In various statements, analysts have responded to the fall in ...

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April 8th, 2014

The National Statistics Institute announced last week that a total of 36,546,270 voters will be eligible to vote in the European Parliament elections next month. Of this total, 34,485,294 are Spaniards resident in Spain, 1,724,390 are Spaniards resident abroad and 336,586 are citizens from other countries of the European Union, ...

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January 21st, 2014

According to the latest figures published by the National Statistics Institute, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.1% in December over November and increased by a tenth year-on-year, to 0.3%, thus registering its lowest level in a month of December in the whole of the comparable historical series, which ...

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January 6th, 2014

The number of overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation (apartments, camp sites and rural tourism) exceeded 5.1 million in November, representing an increase of 7.2% over the same month in 2012, according to data published last week by the National Statistics Institute. This growth in the eleventh month of the year ...

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November 20th, 2013

The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 0.5% in October compared with the same month of 2012, according to the latest figures published by the National Statistics Institute. Including the data for October, home rental prices have now accumulated seven consecutive months of declines. In addition, the latest ...

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October 22nd, 2013

The number of passengers who chose to travel by air within Spain fell by 16% in August, compared to the same month in 2012, while the number of rail passengers increased by 2.2%, according to a report published by the National Statistics Institute. In total, more than 90.3 million passengers ...

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October 21st, 2013

According to recent data published by the National Statistics Institute, home sales in Spain fell by 15.4% in August, year-on-year, after declining by "just" 5% in July, with the number of transactions in August amounting to a total of 23,552. Thus, home sales have accumulated four consecutive months of declines ...

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September 18th, 2013

The National Statistics Institute reported on Friday that house prices fell by 0.8% in the second quarter of the year compared to the previous quarter, representing the most moderate decline since the fourth quarter of 2010. Thus, the fall in housing prices has moderated, after the pronounced decline of 6.6% ...

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September 17th, 2013

New company start-ups in Spain grew by 16.2% in July compared with the same month a year ago, reaching a total of 8,061, while the number of companies dissolved increased by 12.7%, to 1,850. The National Statistics Institute reported that the capital subscribed for company formations in July exceeded 348 million ...

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September 13th, 2013

The National Statistics Institute reported this week that the decline in home sales moderated in July, after registering a drop of 5% compared with the same month of 2012, to a total of 25,706 transactions. With the July figure, the sale of homes accumulated three consecutive months of declines, after ...

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September 5th, 2013

The origination fee for opening a mortgage with one of the financial entities 'online' is 1.35% cheaper than doing so via the traditional high street banks. This percentage translates into a saving of up to 1,316 euros, based on an average mortgage of 97,495 euros, Bankimia reported in a press ...

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August 28th, 2013

The boom in Russian tourism has become a bonanza for Spain. The overnight stays of citizens of this country have grown by 14% so far this year and have already reached 1.8 million, overtaking France to become the third overseas market for hotel stays, although far from the figures for ...

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August 28th, 2013

The number of new mortgages constituted on homes in June stood at 14,053, which is a drop of 42.2% from the same month in 2012, according to figures released on Tuesday by the National Statistics Institute. June’s year-on-year decline, accumulating 38 consecutive months of falls, is much more pronounced than in ...

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August 16th, 2013

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a month-on-month decrease of 0.5% in July, compared with a 0.2% decline twelve months ago. According to the data published on Tuesday by the National Statistics Institute, the year-on-year rate has fallen by 0.3% to now stand at 1.8%. This fall in the year-on-year rate ...

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August 13th, 2013

The Spanish Minister for Tourism and Trade, Rafael Rodriguez, announced on Friday that, according to the results of a recent survey conducted in hotels, campsites and rural accommodation, the tourist occupancy rate in Andalusia and the Costa del Sol during the month of July has been the best of the ...

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