Economy of Catalonia

Few numbers about the economy of Catalonia:


Catalonia is one of the richest and most developed regions in Spain.


Here are some of the main figures of Catalonia's economy:

> Catalonia's GDP in 2020 was about 240 billion euros, which is about 20% of Spain's GDP.

> The unemployment rate in Catalonia in March 2022 was 9.9%, slightly higher than the Spanish national average of 9.3%.

> The main economic sectors in Catalonia are industry, services and tourism. In 2019, industry accounted for about 20% of GDP, services about 75% and tourism about 5%.

> Catalonia is one of the most export-oriented regions in Spain, with exports worth almost 75 billion euros in 2020. Catalonia's main trading partners are France, Germany and Italy.

> The average gross salary in Catalonia in 2021 was approximately 27,000 euros per year, slightly higher than the Spanish national average of 25,800 euros.

Getting around Barcelona

Our passes and tickets to get around Barcelona as easily and cheaply as possible.

Transport Pass Barcelona

Transport Pass

Aerobus + Unlimited Public Transportation

Ideal for your stay "Transport Pass" includes both the transfer by Aerobus to and from the airport and the Hola Card which gives unlimited access for 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours to public transport: metro, bus (TMB), urban trains (FGC, Zone 1), TRAM, regional trains..

From € 29.00
Hola Barcelona Public Transport Card

Hola Transport Card

Unlimited access to public transport

Enjoy unlimited access from 48 to 120 hours to Barcelona's public transport: Metro, bus (TMB), urban railway (FGC, Zone 1), Montjuïc funicular, tram (TRAM), regional railway (Rodalies de Cataluny) + 1 round trip from the airport to the city center. Only excluding NitBus, Aerobus & hop-on hop-off.

From € 19.50
Aerobus Tickets

Aerobus Tickets

Transfers from airport to centre and back

The Aerobus is a shuttle bus that takes you from El Prat Airport to city centre in 35 minutes. One departure every 5 minutes. 365 days a year! Online tickets, tips and infos!

From € 12.25
Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Bus tour

Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Best City Tour: One single ticket, 3 routes and 45 stops!

Discover city sightseeing at your own pace with our selection of Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour tickets. An extraordinary and economic way to make the first connection with main tourist attractions.

From € 31.00

1 comment

  1. catalonia - ? (11 Jan 2012 - 18:30)

    catalonia is hard to get info on

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