ALFAZ DEL PI has the Marina Baja’s largest per capita income. Altea, Finestrat, Benidorm, La Vila, La Nucia, Polop, Callosa d’en Sarria and Relleu all come lagging behind.
According to figures from Spain’s tax authority, Hacienda, Alfaz residents have an average gross yearly income of €21,257. Next in line are Altea (€21,165) Finestrat (€21,120), Benidorm (€20,165), Villajoyosa (€20,152) and La Nucia (€20,118), Polop (€18,870), Callosa d’En Sarria (€16,624) and Relleu (€15,891).
The town has succeeded in maintaining unemployment levels below both the regional and national averages during the harshest years of the economic crisis, said Finance councillor Mayte Garcia.
The good results of its own economic activities have also contributed to the Marina Baja’s economic growth, attracting more residents and more businesses, she added. Working for a town that creates wealth for the good of its citizens was something to be proud of, said the mayor, Vicente Arques.