• Non-Hotel Overnight Stays Increased by 6.8% in May

    Overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation in Spain (holiday homes, campsites, rural tourism accommodation and hostels) accumulated a year-on-year increase of 6.8% in May, to over eight million, according to recent data published by the National Statistics Institute. Specifically, the …

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  • Overnight Hotel Stays Rose by 5% in May

    Spanish hotels recorded 28 million overnight stays in the month of May, which is 5% more than in the same month of 2014, according to recent data released by the National Statistics Institute. The year-on-year increase in hotel stays in …

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  • International Tourist Arrivals Rise by 5.1% Y-o-Y to May

    Spain has registered another new record for international tourist arrivals, receiving 22.5 million visitors between January and May, representing an increase of 5.1% over the same period in 2014, equivalent to 1.1 million additional tourists, according to the latest Frontur …

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  • Rental Housing Prices Still Falling

    The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 0.5% in May, compared with the same month of the previous year, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published last week by the National Statistics Institute, while the general …

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  • Spain’s Second Hand House Prices Fell by -0.1% in May

    According to the latest data from property portal, fotocasa.es, in collaboration with the IE Business School, the average price of second hand homes in Spain stood at 1,635 €/m2 in May, and registered a monthly decline of -0.1%. Quarter-on-quarter however, …

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  • Home Mortgages Rose 19.7% in March

    The number of new mortgages constituted on homes listed in the property registers reached a total of 19,806 in March, which represents a 19.7% increase over the same month in 2014, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute …

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  • Creation of New Companies Registers Highest Figure in Seven Years

    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 …

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  • Decline in House Prices Moderates to 1.7% in April

    Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported yesterday that average housing prices in Spain registered a year-on-year decline of 1.7% in April, compared with the decline of 2.8% registered the previous month, and have accumulated a decline of 41.2% since their …

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  • Employment Increases in Construction and Industry

    In the first quarter of the year, unemployment fell in eight of Spain’s regions, and in the autonomous city of Ceuta, and rose in the remaining nine regions and in Melilla, according to data from the latest Economically Active Population …

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  • Average House Prices Have Fallen by 41.4% Since 2007

    Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported earlier this week that average house prices in Spain registered a decline of 2.8% year-on-year in March, compared with a decline of 3.6% registered the previous month, and has now accumulated a decline of …

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  • Spaniards Will Spend an Average of 535 Euros this Easter

    According to bookings made by users of the online reservations portal, Atrápalo, Spaniards are allocating an average of 534.67 euros on travel this Easter holiday week, between domestic and international destinations, with the most popular European destinations being Rome, London …

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  • Number of Working Jobseekers Increases First Time Since 2010

    According to official data published by the State public employment services for the months of January between 2010 and 2015, collated by human resources company, Randstad, the volume of workers in Spain who are actively seeking alternative employment has grown …

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  • Home Sales in Spain Increased by 9.6% in January

    Data published on Friday by the Spanish National Statistics Institute show that the Property Registers recorded a total of 33,416 home sales transactions in January, which represents an increase of 9.6%, compared to the same month in 2014, and also …

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  • International Tourists Spent Record 3,402 Million Euros in January

    Data from the latest Egatur tourist expenditure survey, released by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, show that international tourists’ expenditure in Spain in January registered the highest figure in the comparable series for that month, reaching 3,402 million …

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  • House Prices Register First Quarterly Increase Since 2008

    According to a report released last week by the Spanish Government’s Ministry of Public Works, the average price of private housing in Spain rose by 0.5% in the last quarter of 2014, representing its first quarterly increase since the start …

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