Population and economic sectors in Spain by David
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Population and economic sectors in Spain by David
SECTORS IN SPAIN
A population is the number of people living in a
In Spain there is a census every ten years.
• Natural growth is the difference between the
birth rate and the death rate.
• Migratory balance is the difference between the
number of immigrants and the number of
• Real growth is the sum of natural growth and
CHARACTERISTICS OF A POPULATION
Population density is the relationship between
the size of a population and the area.
Population of Spain is distributed unevenly.
It is densely populated in some areas and
sparsely populated in others.
In 1900 Spain had 18 million inhabitants.
Today, it has 46 million.
• Natural growth.
• Migratory balance.
At the beginning of the 20th century, most
people lived in rural areas. Today, 80% of the
population is urban.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE
POPULATION IN SPAIN
• There are slightly more women than men.
• Young people under the age of 16 represents
17% of the people .
• The age group of 16 and 64 represents 66% of
• People over the age of 65 represent 17% of
• The immigrant population represents about
WORK AND THE ACTIVE POPULATION
The active population is the group of people
between 16 and 65 who can and are willing to
Active population can be:
The inactive population includes the age
group under 16 and over 64, or those who are
• Primary sector: workers obtain raw materials
• Secondary sector: workers transform these
materials into finished products.
• Tertiary sector: workers provide services for
People work in agriculture, livestock
farming, fishing or mining.
5 % of the population.
People work in industry and construction.
30% of the population.
People work in tourism, trade, transport and
65% of the population.