Articles tagged as: national statistics institute

May 15th, 2015

The constitution of new companies in Spain grew by 4% year-on-year in March, reaching a total of 9,903 companies. According to the National Statistics Institute data, this is the highest figure since April 2008. One out of every five of the companies created were in Madrid and nearly half of ...

Continue reading Creation of New Companies Registers Highest Figure in Seven Years

March 12th, 2015

According to data from the Housing Price Index published by the Spanish National Statistics Institute on Monday, housing prices in Spain rose by an average of 0.3% in 2014, compared to the previous year, registering their first increase after six consecutive years of annual declines. Between 2008 and 2013, house prices ...

Continue reading Price of Housing Rose by 0.3% in 2014 Following Six Years of Declines

January 28th, 2015

The number of new mortgages constituted on homes listed in the property records reached a total of 15,900 in November, which is 14.2% more than in the same month of 2013, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute this week, relating to public deeds carried out in previous ...

Continue reading Home Mortgages Rose by 14% in November

January 23rd, 2015

Between 2013 and 2014, the Spanish population fell by 358,442 people, a drop of -0.8%, to 46.7 million. According to the information published this week by the National Statistics Institute, this confirms that there has been a significant decline in the working population and also an increase in the number ...

Continue reading Spain’s Working Population Has Dropped by 428,000 People

December 16th, 2014

Home sales in Spain increased by 13.5% in the third quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2013, accumulating a third consecutive quarter of positive results, according to the Ministry of Development’s data published in a press release last Thursday, the same day the National Statistics Institute ...

Continue reading Home Sales Up 13% in Q3

December 15th, 2014

As a result of the sharp rise in the number of second-hand property transactions, sales of homes in Spain increased by 16% in October, compared to the same month of 2013, reaching a total of 26,468 transactions, according to the latest figures published by the National Statistics Institute, based on ...

Continue reading Home Sales Registered 16% Increase in October

December 12th, 2014

A total of 7,983 new companies were created in Spain in October, according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Institute, which represents an increase of 2.9% over the same month of 2013, and two consecutive months of rises after five months of negative rates. The capital subscribed for the ...

Continue reading 7,983 New Companies Created in October

December 11th, 2014

The price of housing in Spain registered another rise in the third quarter of the year, with the value increasing by 0.3% compared to the same period in 2013, and accumulated two consecutive quarters of increases, following the 0.8% increase registered between April and June, which was the first year-on-year ...

Continue reading Price of Housing Rises for Second Consecutive Quarter

November 13th, 2014

Provisional data for September on the transfer of property rights, published this week by the National Statistics Institute, show that home sales in Spain increased by 13.7% in September compared with the same month of 2013, to a total of 27,024 transactions, due to the strong rebound in the number ...

Continue reading Home Sales Rose by 13.7% in September Y-o-Y

October 27th, 2014

The National Statistics Institute’s Economically Active Population Survey (EAPS) published on Thursday shows that unemployment in Spain fell by 195,200 people in the third quarter, over the previous quarter (-3.5%), representing the biggest decline in a third quarter in the historical series. This brings the total number of people registered ...

Continue reading Spain’s Unemployment Rate Stood at 23.67% in Q3

October 3rd, 2014

The number of foreclosures initiated on primary residences stood at 9,611 in the second quarter of the year, a figure which is 1.5% higher than the previous quarter and 8.4% higher than the same period of 2013, according to provisional foreclosure statistics published this week by the National Statistics Institute. The ...

Continue reading Home Foreclosures Rose by 1.5% in the Second Quarter

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 ...

Continue reading Property Portals Predict Moderate Drops in House Prices

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, ...

Continue reading European Parliament Elections to be Held on 25th May

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 ...

Continue reading Inflation at Lowest Rate for December Since 1961

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 ...

Continue reading Non-Hotel Overnight Stays up 7.2% in November