The Madrid municipalities of Pozuelo de Alarcón and Boadilla del Monte and the Catalan municipality of Sant Cugat del Vallès remain the towns with the highest income per inhabitant in Spain, according to the ranking of Urban Indicators, prepared by the INE with data from 2019.
After analyzing the 416 municipalities with more than 20,000 inhabitants, Pozuelo de Alarcón appears in first place, with 26,367 euros of income per inhabitant, ahead of Boadilla del Monte, with 21,976, and Sant Cugat del Vallès, with 21,122 euros.
Behind are Torrelodones, Majadahonda, Las Rozas, Getxo, Tres Cantos, Sant Quirze del Vallès, San Sebastián, Alcobendas, Villaviciosa de Odón, Villanueva de la Cañada, Sitges and Paracuellos del Jarama.
The lower part of the ranking also remains unchanged. The three municipalities with the lowest income per inhabitant are Níjar (7,097 euros) and Vícar (7,634 euros) from Almería, and Los Palacios and Villafranca from Seville, with 8,054 euros.
The lowest unemployment rates are recorded in Pozuelo de Alarcón (6.2%), Sant Cugat del Vallès (6.4%) and Las Rozas de Madrid (7.1%). On the contrary, the highest rates, above 30%, are found in Linares (Jaén) and La Línea de la Concepción.
The INE has also analyzed life expectancy, an indicator closely linked to income. Three municipalities are over 85 years old, all of them from Madrid: Pozuelo de Alarcón, Majadahonda and Las Rozas. At the opposite extreme, La Línea de la Concepción is the only one with a life expectancy of less than 80 years.
Statistics has also studied the average number of children per woman, which is 1.24 on average in Spain.