Barcelona data Exchange
Barcelona data Exchange

Municipal Data

The Municipal Data Office (OMD) is responsible for the management, quality, governance, analysis and dissemination of Barcelona City Council and all its associated entities data. At the same time, it works to publish high frequency data, which allow the development of public policies based on evidence, the evaluation of municipal actions and, the use of these data, by other institutions, companies and Barcelona citizens.

  • Household disposable income analysis

    With a value of € 21,484, the Disposable Income of Households per capita in Barcelona in 2018 was 2.5% higher than in 2017. One of the most important report novelties we publish is the knowledge of the structure of Household resources: wages are the main household resource in the city (54%), followed by Mixed Income (28%) and finally by Social Benefits (18%). The distribution of this income presents significant differences between districts and in the period from 2010 to 2018 there has been a loss of 7% on households purchasing power.

  • Registered unemployment statistics

    The number registered this August, 71,466, represents a decrease of 6,553 people compared to July 2021 (-8.4%), achieving the same figure registered in February 2020, just before the lockdown. Compared with August last year, unemployment has registered a decrease of 21,450 people (-23.1%). By sex, there are still more unemployed women (55.5%) than men, a fact that has been repeated for the month of August, since 2013.

  • Private consumption analysis

    Spending in the city's businesses has maintained a growing trend during the first half of 2021, but without reaching the spending level prior to the pandemic. During the first semester, spending was 13.5% higher than in the first semester of 2020 but 16.5% lower in respect to the first semester of 2019.