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Essential Data from Barcelona area.

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Barcelona Data Sheet 2011

  1. 1. CREATEINVEST BarcelonaWORKLEARN Data sheetRESEARCHNETWORKGROWGLOBALSMILE 2011/DO ITINBARCELONA
  2. 2. Index Executive summary.......................................................04 01. One of Europe’s main metropolitan areas.................08 02. Economic engine with a diversified structure ..........10 03. Qualified human capital ...............................................12 04. City of knowledge and creativity.................................14 05. Competitive supply of business real estate ............... 17 06. An economy open to the world.....................................18 07. Benchmark in tourism and city of trade fairs and congresses ...............................................................21 08. Retail...............................................................................23 09. Quality of life..................................................................23 10. International positioning of Barcelona .....................26 December 2011Barcelona, leading cruise destination among Mediterranean ports Editor: Economy, Business and Employment Area. Barcelona City Council
  3. 3. 4 Barcelona Datasheet 2011 5 Executive Summary Barcelona, core of a mega-region with • The Ernst & Young Cities for Citizens (2011) report placed Barcelona has enterprising and flexible • Catalonia has 12 universities with nearly 234,000 students, Barcelona as the city most admired for its urban develop- 83.9% of which study at the eight state and private universi- 25 million inhabitants ment model based on a survey conducted among mayors and business activity ties in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. They teach 426 offi-• Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is home to more than local leaders of 70 cities worldwide. According to the report, • Barcelona is home to 453,485 companies, 14% of the Spa- cially recognised Master’s programmes with 15,705 students 1,600,000 people and is the core of a metropolitan region that Barcelona has managed to strike a balance between economic nish total. They are mainly SMEs (98%) characterised by their enrolled and also have 9,508 PhD students. has more than 5,000,000 residents, making up 66.7% and development, the attraction that it offers to businesses and greater flexibility and ability to adapt to complex environments. • In 2010 the percentage of workers that were university gradua- 11% of the population of Catalonia and Spain respectively. entrepreneurs worldwide and the quality of life afforded to its • Its rate of entrepreneurial activity (5.5%) is similar to countries tes was 36.9% in Catalonia, which is above the European Union inhabitants.• The current development of metropolitan regions has spread with a long business tradition such as Finland and France and (30.7%) and slightly below the Spanish (37.8%) averages. beyond their geographical area to create the mega-region1 or • Furthermore, Barcelona has been chosen by GSMA, the as- is better than countries like Switzerland and Sweden, as well • Two business schools in Barcelona, IESE and ESADE, are polycentric agglomeration of cities as the natural unit of econo- sociation that runs the Mobile World Congress, as the world as the European Union (5.4%), Spanish (4.3%) and Catalan ranked among the top 10 in Europe -in 4th and 7th place- and mic influence in a geographic area. A particularly significant one capital of mobile technology from 2012 until 2018, beating off (5%) averages. A total of 6,094 companies were founded are 9th and 21st in the Financial Times world MBA ranking for in southern Europe is the Barcelona-Lyon corridor, which has 25 competition from Paris, Milan and Munich in the process. Its in Barcelona in 2010, a rate of 3.8 companies created per 2011. Similarly, the 2011 Economist Intelligence Unit full-time million inhabitants and an output of nearly €1 billion, ranking it selection as Mobile World Capital is an extension of the regular 1,000 inhabitants, and in the province of Barcelona 8.3 com- MBA ranking has IESE 2nd in Europe and 10th worldwide, while 16th and 11th in the world respectively. congress and includes a programme of technology, cultural, panies were set up for each one that was closed, putting it at ESADE is 5th and 17th respectively. academic and industrial events throughout the year in the city. the head of the ranking of large urban areas in Spain in this• In comparison with consolidated and emerging metropolitan This reinforces Barcelona’s international visibility with a very respect. In the first half of 2011, 4% more companies were agglomerations around the world, the population of the Barce- significant impact on business tourism and attracting technolo- established than in the same period in 2010. lona Metropolitan Region is approximately one fourth that of gy enterprises and professionals. large metropolises like Cairo, Mexico City and New York, while it • After ten years of the project, there are now 7,064 companies Barcelona is leading Spain’s progress is higher than those of Berlin, Montreal and Dubai areas. • The city of Barcelona’s gross domestic product (GDP) was and some 4,400 freelancers located in the 22@Barcelona towards the knowledge economy €64.52 billion in 2008, with a per capita GDP of €39,OOO. area, with a total of 90,000 workers. Since 2000, some• Barcelona’s cosmopolitan, diverse and multicultural spirit is In terms of the distribution of gross value added by sector, • 30% of companies and 48.4% of salaried workers in the city 4,500 new companies and 56,000 workers have moved into evident in the fact that more than 17% of the city’s residents business services and real estate agencies account for nearly are employed in knowledge-intensive sectors. the district, an average of 545 new companies per year. Of are foreigners. one fourth of the total (25.6%), followed by collective services these 4,500, 47.3% are start-ups and the rest have moved • The province of Barcelona generates 14% of all patent applica- (21.6%), industry (11.2%), retail and repairs (10.9%) and trans- from other locations. 30% of the companies are knowledge tions and 18% of all utility models in Spain. port (9.6%). Additionally, the Barcelona Metropolitan Area has and technology intensive. the most diverse productive structure in all of Spain. • Catalonia accounts for 21.6% of all innovative companies in Barcelona is a dynamic economic engine • It takes 48 hours to start up a new company in the city of Spain and 22.5% of total national expenditure on innovation. • Barcelona has an important industrial sector which employs Barcelona. with a diversified structure and interna- 8.9% of all salaried workers and its Metropolitan Region has • The boost to research in Catalonia over recent years has tional recognition more than half (65.4%) of all industrial jobs in Catalonia. • The European Commission has given the European Enterprise brought R&D expenditure up to 1.6% of GDP and the number Awards 2011 Grand Jury Prize to Barcelona Activa’s “The trans- of workers in research and development to 46,335 in 2010.• Barcelona continues to maintain its good international posi- Particularly strong in this sector are the automotive (one of the formation of the business landscape in Barcelona” project. tioning in addition to having a renowned city brand. Barcelona main European producers), pharmaceutical and chemical, food • The Barcelona area has 211 technology parks and technology in 2011 is ranked among the top six best cities in Europe for products, electric materials and equipment, paper and graphic and research centres in 2011, 6 of which are international doing business according to Cushman & Wakefield’s European arts and waste treatment clusters. benchmark science and technology facilities. Cities Monitor, which means that throughout the ten years from • The city promotes the development of strategic value-added Barcelona’s labour market has critical • Barcelona’s strategy for driving research over the past decade 2001 to 2011 it has remained in the top places. Moreover, sectors such as the media, information and communication te- the city continues to be first on the list of the best cities for chnology (ICT), biotech and medical technology, energy, design, mass and qualified human capital has been recognised by the journal Nature, which ranks the city as the best in Spain, 22nd in Europe and 54th in the world workers’ quality of life and is the second best European city in aerospace and mobility. It is also committed to research in the • Almost one million jobs are located in the city and nearly for science of excellence, after rising 11 positions in the world promoting itself as a business centre and the third best known food industry and the development of electric vehicles. 2.3 million in its surrounding metropolitan area. Activity ranking between 2000 and 2008. Additionally, in 2010 Barce- by European executives. The city is also at the top of other (81.3%) and employment (69.7%) rates in Barcelona are above lona was ranked 6th best city in terms of scientific production • In 2010 Catalonia’s GDP stood at €209.73 billion, accounting prestigious rankings, including that of fDi Magazine (the Finan- the Catalan, Spanish and European averages. in Europe and 18th in the world. for 20% of the Spanish total. The Region’s per capita GDP was cial Times magazine) which ranks Barcelona fifth on the list of 19% higher than the European Union’s. • Barcelona now has one of the leading labour markets in • The Barcelona Metropolitan Area has 3 universities – Pompeu European cities and regions for the future 2010/11, and the Europe in terms of critical mass in high value-added sectors. Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona University (UB) and the Auto- Toronto Board of Trade Scorecard on Prosperity 2010, on which Catalonia maintains its position among the top five Euro- nomous University of Barcelona (UAB) – among the 225 best it ranks third among the most prosperous cities in the world pean regions with the highest number of workers in high in the world according to the Times Higher Education Universi- and first in attractive job markets. and medium-high technology manufacturing sectors and in ty Ranking, while the UB and the UAB are also among the top science and technology, and is now ranked seventh in terms of 200 in the QS Top University Ranking for 2011. knowledge-intensive high-technology services. It is among the • Creative activities account for more than 10% of employment top six European regions with the highest quantity of jobs in 1 R. FLORIDA (2007), The Rise of the Megaregion, Richard Florida, The Martin and companies in Barcelona, with about 90,000 jobs and Prosperity Institute at The Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of the creative and cultural industry. Toronto. 7,800 companies. The city of Barcelona has 45% of creative
  4. 4. Barcelona Datasheet 2011 7 6 businesses and 52% of creative jobs in Catalonia. It should be Barcelona’s economy is open and Barcelona is an international bench- Barcelona, leading European city in noted that according to the most recent urban research, there is a very strong correlation between a higher percentage of people connected to the world mark in tourism and the organisation quality of life for fourteen consecutive employed in creative industries and higher output per capita. • Catalonia is home to more than 3,400 foreign companies of trade fairs and congresses years• Catalonia is the engine of medical and biotech research in and received more than of €4 billion in foreign productive • The city finished 2010 with an all time high in key indicators: • Barcelona was once again ranked first in 2011, for the 14th Spain with 23% of new businesses created in this sector in investment in 2010, an all time high and more than one third 7,133,523 visitors, up 10.1% from 2009, and more than year in a row, on the Cushman & Wakefield European Cities 2010. Furthermore, Catalan biotech companies make up (35,7%) of that received throughout Spain. In the same year, 14 million overnight stays, 9.6% more than the previous year. Monitor list of the best European cities for workers’ quality of 20.5% of the national total and account for 29.4% of total Catalan companies invested €1.95 billion abroad. In the first In the first half of 2011 year-on-year growth in tourists (4.9%), life. Furthermore, rankings in American and British magazines turnover in the sector in 2010. half of 2011 gross foreign investment in Catalonia came to overnight stays (17.2%) and credit card spending (+19.3%) like Forbes, Askmen, Monocle’s and Time Out show Barcelo- €1.40 billion, an increase of 11% over the same period in the continued. Moreover, Barcelona is the city with the highest na to be among the best cities in the world to live according• Along with Malaga, Santander, Madrid and San Sebastian, previous year. growth rate for visitors and the second in growth rate for to their readers. Barcelona is one of the “smart cities” in Spain in improving the • The KMPG Global Cities Investment Monitor report shows that tourism spending among the world’s 20 major destinations management of energy, the environment, mobility, building and • In terms of sustainability, the city has approved its Energy, in the period 2006-2010 and also in 2010 itself Barcelona is according to the MasterCard Index of Global Destination government using information and communication technology Climate Change and Air Quality Plan 2011-2020, which is one of the ten urban areas of the world to receive most foreign Cities in the second quarter of 2011. according to Analyse the Future, the recent study by consulting committed to improving energy intensity and cutting down firm IDC about Spanish smart cities. The first international investment projects. Moreover, Barcelona is the sixth most • Barcelona is ranked second in the world for organising trade emissions. In the period 1999-2008 the reduction in energy Smart City Expo World Congress has also been held in Barce- attractive city in Europe for setting up a business according to fairs and congresses and is also the third European urban per unit of output was 269.44 WH/€ which is an annual lona (29/11-2/12 2011). Ernst & Young’s The European Attractiveness Survey 2011. area in terms of hotel beds behind London and Paris. decrease of -1.1%, greater than the reductions achieved in • Exports from the province of Barcelona came to €38,073.9 Spain and Europe. Moreover, Barcelona hosted in October of • Barcelona continues to be the leading cruise destination billion in 2010, up 17% from the previous year. Furthermore, in 2011 the second Global Clean Energy Forum to discuss solu- among Mediterranean ports with more than 2 million passen- the first half of 2011 sales abroad were 14% higher than those tions to the challenges of climate change, renewable energy gers, in addition to being ranked the fourth cruise homeport Barcelona has a competitive supply of in the same period in 2010. The Barcelona area is the main in the world by World’s Top 20 Cruise Homeports 2010. financing and the new energy mix. business real estate export hub for the Spanish economy and generates one fifth of Additionally, the Port of Barcelona received three awards in • Barcelona’s compact urban model favours sustainable mobi- all its sales abroad, a figure much higher than its relative share 2010 from the prestigious publication Dream Cruise Port lity, with 8 out of 10 trips within the city being made by public The Barcelona metropolitan area is developing 7 million m 2 of GDP . Destinations: ‘Port with the most efficient services’, ‘Port transport, on foot or by bicycle. Moreover, Barcelona conti- of floor area for high value added economic activities. This • Furthermore, high and medium-high technology exports from with the best turnaround connections’ and ‘Best destination nues to work towards the implementation of electric mobility space will be able to generate more than 200,000 new jobs in Barcelona came to €22.43 billion in 2010, making up 59% of homeport’. through the public-private LIVE (Logistics for the Implemen- strategic sectors, concentrated in the three areas of economic all sales abroad, a percentage which remained the same in the tation of the Electric Vehicle) platform and the MOVELE plan. activity that make up the Barcelona Economic Triangle and • The Barcelona Strategic Plan for Tourism 2015 lays the foun- first half of 2011. This province alone generates one fourth of In 2013 the city will host the World Electric Symposium and which are catalysts for other projects in its surrounding area dations for a tourism model that fosters a balance between all Spanish exports and leads the national ranking by some Exposition, the foremost international symposium on techno- that bring together the best business and investment opportu- residents and visitors, as well as the continuity and consolida- distance. logy and electric mobility in the specialist sector. nities in the knowledge economy: tion of the city’s international leadership as a benchmark inno- • Barcelona airport was ranked tenth in Europe in 2010 in terms vative destination. The city has also been awarded “Biosphere • Barcelona has low per capita water use compared to other• 22@Barcelona (Besòs) is the innovation district located in of passenger volume, with 29.3 million people (59%) and 34 Destination” certification for its Responsible Tourism system. urban areas in the world with a similar population and socio- the centre of Barcelona which hosts advanced services and intercontinental routes. That same year, Barcelona Airport re- economic level due to the sharp reduction in both domestic knowledge-intensive activities in information and communi- corded the highest increase (6.5%) among the major European and industrial use of drinking water over recent years, which cation technology, the media, medical technology, energy and airports. In the first half of 2011 the year-on-year increase in fell from 134 litres per person and day to 110 litres per per- design. It is also home to the Porta Europa project where the Sagrera high-speed train station is being built. passenger numbers was even greater (+20.7%). The city is committed to a quality, son between 2001 and 2009.• Parc de l’Alba (Vallès) is one of the main centres for the • Port activity stood at 42.9 million tons in 2010 and it recorded diverse and local retail model • The city offers a wide range of quality cultural and educa- 18.7% and 8.2% growth in TEUs and tons of goods, respecti- tional opportunities. In 2010 there were 34 international science, technology and nanotechnology sectors with bench- • With 16,254 companies and 146,751 workers, retail is one vely, in the first half of 2011. Furthermore, the Port of Barcelo- schools in the Barcelona area. There are also 36 public mark facilities including EsadeCreapolis, the Alba Synchrotron of the most important activities in Barcelona’s economy. na was ranked 12th in Europe for container traffic in 2010. libraries in the city. and the UAB Research Park. Indeed, in spite of the impact of the recession on activity• Delta BCN/BZ Barcelona Innovation Zone (Llobregat) lo- • The inclusion of the Mediterranean rail corridor in the recently and occupation levels, the sector accounted for 22.7% of all cated in one of the foremost industrial and logistics areas in approved trans-European basic transport network will enable companies paying into the Social Security system and 14.2% Spain and mainly geared towards emerging sectors such as a direct connection between Mediterranean ports and Europe of all salaried workers in the city in the first half of 2011. aerospace, mobility, health, media, food and other advanced and will increase the Port of Barcelona’s market share with • The city’s municipals markets, with more than 200,000 m2 industries. goods coming from Asia. of floor area and an economic yearly impact of €1 billion, are one of the benchmarks in Barcelona’s retail model due to their economic and social relevance on the city’s neighbourhoods.
  5. 5. 8 Barcelona Datasheet 2011 901. One of Europe’s main metropolitan areas1.1. Population, area and climate 1.2. Demographics of Barcelona 1.3. Foreign populationBarcelona, core of a mega-region with Cosmopolitan, diverse and multicultural city25 million inhabitantsPOPULATION AND AREA DATA DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS FOR BARCELONA, 2010 FOREIGNERS AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE GENERAL POPULATION, FOREIGNERS IN BARCELONA BY COUNTRY, January 2011 January 2011 Population % TOTAL Area Density Age structure (%) Pakistan 22,342 January 2011 Spanish (km2) (inhab./ (inhabitants) population km2) 0-14 12.1 20 Italy 22,002Barcelona 1,615,448 3.4 102 15,807 15-64 67.4 18 18.1% 17.3% 17.6% 17.3% Ecuador 17,966 65 and over 20.5 16Metropolitan 5,029,181 10.7 3,242 1,551 15.9% 15.6% China 15,001Region Life expectancy (2009) 82,5 years 14 14.2% Bolivia 14,867Catalonia 7,539,618 16.0 32,108 235 12.8% Men 79,2 years 12 Peru 13,847Spain 47,190,493 100.0 505,986 93 Women 85,3 years 10.7% 10 Morocco 13,659Source: Barcelona City Council, Catalan Institute of Statistics (Idescat),National Statistics Institute (INE) Birth rate 8.8‰ 8 7.6% Colombia 12,612 Mortality rate 9‰ 6 6.3%WORLD METROPOLITAN AGGLOMERATION POPULATIONS France 11,524 4METROPOLITAN AREA POPULATION Fertility rate (2009) 36.7‰ Argentina 8,107 Births per 1,000 women 2 1.9%Cairo 19,439,541 Philippines 7,891 between the ages of 15 and 49 0Mexico City 19,239,910 Source: Department of Statistics. Barcelona City Council and the Barcelona Brazil 7,178 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Public Health AgencyNew York 19,069,796 Note: data as of 1 January each year Dominican Republic 6,998 Source: Barcelona City CouncilSao Paolo 18,850,000 Romania 6,592New Delhi 16,000,000 Germany 6,413Buenos Aires 12,944,000 FOREIGNERS IN BARCELONA BY CONTINENT OF ORIGIN, January 2011 India 5,708London 12,200,000 United Kingdom 5,387Paris 11,746,000 Oceania Africa Chile 4,843 0.1%Barcelona 5,012,961 7.4% Paraguay 4,422Berlin 4,070,991 Asia Mexico 4,227Montreal 3,814,738 21.5% Other countries 66,734Dubai 2,262,000 America Total foreign population 278,320 41.0%Copenhagen 1,209,627 Source: Department of Statistics. Barcelona City CouncilSource: Consolats de Mar Network and Barcelona City CouncilCLIMATE INDICATORS FOR BARCELONA, 2010Average annual temperature 17.2 ºC EuropeHighest temperature 38.2 ºC 30.0%Lowest temperature 0.4 ºCHours of sunshine per year 2,597.7 Source: Department of Statistics. Barcelona City CouncilSource: Barcelona City Council. Statistical Yearbook 2011
  6. 6. 10 Barcelona Datasheet 2011 1102. Economic engine with a diversified structure2.1. Economic activity and growth 2.2. Productive specialisation 2.3. CompaniesCatalonia generates one fifth of Spanish Diversified structure with a predominance Business fabric with entrepreneurial spiritGDP of services and significant industrial-based and predominance of SMEs clustersBARCELONA AND THE BARCELONA METROPOLITAN REGION. PRODUCTION STRUCTURE. CORPORATIONSGROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT AT MARKET PRICES (GDP) (1), 2008 SALARIED WORKERS BY ECONOMIC SECTOR (%), 2nd Quarter 2011 2009 2010* 1st Half 2011* % of Spain GDP mp GDP per inhabitant (Millions of euros) (Thousands of euros) Index Catalonia=100 Barcelona BMR Catalonia Spain Created in the city of Barcelona 6,223 6,094 3,467 7.4Barcelona 64,521 39.9 137.4 Agriculture 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.4 Created in the province of Barcelona 11,438 11,381 6,770 14.4Barcelona Industry 8.9 16.4 17.8 15.2 Created in Catalonia 14,607 14,384 8,602 18.3MetropolitanRegion 151,308 - - Construction 4.0 5.4 6.3 7.5 100.0 Created in Spain 78,171 79,963 47,018(1) GDP 2008. Base 2000. Valued at market priceSource: Idescat Services 87.1 78.1 75.6 76.9 Closed in the province of Barcelona 1,163 1,336 769 7.0 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 Closed in Catalonia 2,356 2,558 1,413 13.0GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT AT MARKET PRICES(Current prices) In millions of € Source: Catalan Department of Enterprise and Labour and the INSS 100.0 Closed in Spain 17,416 18,467 10,908 CATALONIA SPAIN % of Spain *Provisional data Source: INE. Central Business Directory (DIRCE)2008 215,181 1,088,124 19.8 BARCELONA. GROSS VALUE ADDED (GVA) (1), 2008. FOR 11 AREAS OF ACTIVITY % of total2009 207,237 1,053,914 19.7 BUSINESSES IN BARCELONA* BY NUMBER OF SALARIED ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES Agriculture, cattle, forestry and fishing 0,1 WORKERS, 2011 2010 (% population aged 18-64)2010 209,727 1,062,591 19.7 Energy, chemicals, rubber and metalwork 3,9 Number of % of total Montenegro 14.94%Source: Idescat, INE companies Food, textile, wood, paper and publishing 3,6 Netherlands 7.22%GDP PER CAPITA No salaried workers 263,257 58.1 Ireland 6.76% Machinery, electronics and transport 3,7Adjusted for purchasing power parity*. 2010 Index (EU-27=100) 6.42% Construction 6,2 With salaried workers: United KingdomCatalonia 118.7 1 to 199 salaried workers 189,271 41.7 European average 6.01% Retail and repairs 10,9Spain 101.2 Over 199 salaried workers 957 0.2 France 5.83% Hotels 7,2Euro Zone 108.0 Total companies 453,485 100.0 Finland 5.72% Transport, storage and communication 9,6European Union 100.0 * Provincial data January 2011 Barcelona* 5.52%*Harmonized GDP Financial advisory 7,7 Source: INE. Central Business Directory (DIRCE) Greece 5.51%Source: Eurostat, INE and Idescat Business services and real estate activity 25,6 EU average 5.35%ANNUAL RATES OF VARIATION IN GDP AT CONSTANT PRICES (%) Other services 21,5 Catalonia 5.04% COMPANY HEADQUARTERS, 2011 2008 2009 2010 Total sectors 100.00 Switzerland 5.04% Number of % of Spain Sweden 4.88%Barcelonès 1.1 -2.6 0.2 (1) GVA 2008. Base 2000. Value at basic prices companies Source: IDESCAT Portugal 4.53%Metropolitan Region 0.3 -4.4 0.2 Barcelona * 453,485 14.0 Spain 4.31%Catalonia 0.1 -4.2 0.1 Catalonia 601,801 18.5 Germany 3.17%Spain 0.9 -3.7 -0.1 Spain 3,250,576 100.0 Italy 2.35%European Union 0.5 -4.3 1.9 * Provincial data January 2011 *Provincial dataSource: Eurostat, INE, IDESCAT and CatalunyaCaixa County Economic Yearbook 2011 Source: INE. Central Business Directory (DIRCE) Source: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), Executive Report Catalonia 2010
  7. 7. 12 Barcelona Datasheet 2011 1303. Qualified human capital3.1. Activity, employment and 3.3. Salaries 3.5. Business Schools of Excellenceunemployment rates Competitive salaries internationally Business schools, universities and global MastersActivity and employment rates above of excellence with international reachthe European averageACTIVITY, EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES (%). SALARY LEVEL IN WORLD CITIES, 2011 BEST EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOLS, 20112 nd Quarter 2011 Gross salary City Net salary European World Business school City Activity rate Employment Unemployment (New York = 100) (New York = 100) ranking 2011 ranking 2011 rate rate 144.1 Zurich 149.1 1 1 London Business School LondonBarcelona 81.3 69.7 14.3 138.8 Geneva 133.8 2 4 Insead FontainebleauCatalonia 78.8 64.4 18.2 134.8 New York 100.4 3 8 IE Business School MadridSpain 74.9 59.1 21.0 95.5 Copenhagen 107.8 4 9 IESE Business School Barcelona 90.6 Miami 82.5 5 14 IMD LausanneEuropean Union 71.2 64.5 9.5Source: Labour Force Survey and Eurostat 83 London 97.3 6 18 HEC Paris Paris 81.3 Munich 77.8 7 21 ESADE Business School Barcelona 80.8 Frankfurt 90.6 8 26 University of Cambridge: Judge Cambridge 80 Vienna 82.7 9 27 University of Oxford: Saïd Oxford3.2. Jobs in Barcelona 77.9 Lyon 79.9 10 28 SDA Bocconi MilanAlmost 1 million jobs in the city and nearly 73.6 Paris 75.1 11 29 Manchester Business School Manchester2.3 million in its surrounding metropolitan 66.7 Amsterdam 63.6 12 32 City University: Cass Londonarea 58.3 Barcelona 66.6 13 34 Cranfield School of Management Cranfield 46.8 Athens 53.6WORKERS AFFILIATED TO SOCIAL SECURITY. 14 36 Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam2nd QUARTER 2011 45.4 Rome 37.7 15 37 Imperial College Business School London Source: UBS. Prices and Earnings around The Globe 2011 TOTAL % OF SPANISH 16 41 Lancaster University Management School LancasterBarcelona 986,064 5.68 17 55 Durham Business School Durham 18 55 Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School GentBarcelona province 2,293,513 13.21 19 58 Warwick Business School CoventryCatalonia 3,070,205 17.68 3.4.Training and universities 20 61 Hult International Business School LondonSpain 17,362,369 100.0 21 68 Birmingham Business School Birmingham TRAINING AND UNIVERSITIES, 2010Source: Catalan Department of Enterprise and Labour Catalan universities / Universities in the Barcelona 12/8 22 74 University of Strathclyde Business School Glasgow metropolitan area 23 78 University College Dublin: Smurfit Dublin University students in Catalonia / in the Barcelona 233,538/% WORKERS WITH UNIVERSITY STUDIES* 2010 metropolitan area (2009/2010) 24 84 EADA Barcelona 188,748 WOMEN TOTAL Number of officially recognised Master’s programmes 426 25 88 University of Edinburgh Business School Edinburgh taught at universities in the Barcelona area (2010-2011) 26 90 Bradford School of Management/TiasNimbas Business BradfordCatalonia 41.4 36.9 Number of students enrolled on officially recognised 15,705 Master’s programmes in the Barcelona area 27 94 Leeds University Business School LeedsSpain 42.7 37.8 PhD students at universities in the Barcelona area 9,508 28 96 Politecnico di Milano School of Management MilanEuropean Union 33.7 30.7 Foreign schools in the Barcelona area 34 29 100 EM Lyon Business School Lyon* % of total population aged between 25 and 64 who have a university degree Source: Barcelona City Council Source: Financial Times, Global MBA RankingSource: Eurostat
  8. 8. 14 Barcelona Datasheet 2011 1504. City of knowledge and creativity4.1. Knowledge economy and society 4.2. ResearchThe city is leading Spain’s progress towards Qualitative and quantitative commitmentthe knowledge economy to research, with international benchmark science facilitiesCOMPANIES BY KNOWLEDGE INTENSITY, 2nd Quarter 2011 EVOLUTION OF R&D EXPENDITURE AS A PERCENTAGE OF GDP IN INTERNATIONAL BENCHMARK SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CATALONIA AND SPAIN, 1996-2010 FACILITIES IN BARCELONA, 2011 BARCELONA % of total CATALONIA % of totalHigh-technology industrial sectors 160 0.2 670 0.3 Barcelona Supercomputing Centre - National Supercomputing 1.8 Centre (BSC-CNS) 1.68Mid-to-high-technology industrial sectors 703 1.0 5,157 2.0 1.61 1.6 Maritime Research and Experimentation Channel (CIEM) 1.48 1.63Knowledge-intensive service sectors 20,645 28.9 50,291 19.9 1.42 Catalan Supercomputing Centre (CESCA) 1.39 1.39TOTAL KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE COMPANIES 21,508 30.1 56,118 22.2 1.4 1.33 1.35 1.27 Barcelona Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory (LRB) 1.35Non knowledge-intensive companies 50,048 69.9 196,423 77.8 1.2 1.19 1.27 National Microelectronics Centre White Room (IMB-CNM) 1.06 1.06 1.04 1.20TOTAL COMPANIES IN THE CITY 71,556 100.0 252,541 100.0 1.03 1.0 0.92 1.12 ALBA Synchrotron - Cells 1.06Source: Catalan Department of Enterprise and Labour 0.90 0.99 1.05 Source: Ministry of Education and Science. Map of unique science and technology 0.91 0.91 facilities 0.8 0.87 0.86 0.81 0.80DISTRIBUTION OF SALARIED WORKERS BY ECONOMIC SECTOR ACCORDING TO KNOWLEDGE INTENSITY, 2nd Quarter 2011 0.6 TOP WORLD CITIES IN TERMS OF SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION, 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009* 2010* BARCELONA % of total CATALONIA % of total 2010 * Data 2009 and 2010 for Spain calculated with Catalonia SpainHigh-technology industrial sectors 8.012 1.0 27.603 1.1 respect to base 2008 GDP . World European Source: INE ranking rankingMid-to-high-technology industrial sectors 31.582 3.7 123.787 5.1 Beijing 1Knowledge-intensive service sectors 370.327 43.7 786.717 32.5 EVOLUTION OF R&D PERSONNEL. CATALONIA, 1996-2010 London 2 1 50,000 Tokyo 3 -TOTAL KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE SALARIED WORKERS 409.921 48.4 938.107 38.7 47,324 Paris 4 2 46,520 45,000Non knowledge-intensive salaried workers 437.128 51.6 1.483.886 61.3 46,335 New York 5 - 43,037TOTAL SALARIED WORKERS 847.049 100.0 2.421.993 100.0 40,000 40,867 Seoul 6 - 36,634 37,862 Boston 7 -Source: Catalan Department of Enterprise and Labour 35,000 33,411 Shanghai 8 - 30,000 Moscow 9 3ICT IN THE HOME 26,037 28,034 Los Angeles 10 - 25,000 25,107(% OF POPULATION BETWEEN 16 AND 74) 21,896 Madrid 11 4 2010 2011 Change (%) 20,000 20,023 Rome 12 5 18,395 2010-2011 Toronto 13 - 15,000 17,773Have a computer at home 75.7 79.0 3.3 Baltimore 14 -Internet connection at home 72.4 75.7 3.3 10,000 Philadelphia 15 -Use the Internet regularly 78.3 82.1 3.8 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009* 2010* Chicago 16 -Source: Survey on equipment and use of information and communication technology in Source: INE Houston 17 -the home Barcelona 18 6 Cambridge Massachusetts 19 - Berlin 20 7 Source: Polytechnic University of Catalonia - Centre for Land Policy and Assessment

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