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WELL-OFF: Huercal de Almeria has the province’s highest per capita income Photo credit: ANE

SPAIN’S National Statistics Institute (INE) for 2018 show that Huercal de Almeria had a net per capita annual income of €16,450.

This was the province’s highest, followed by Almeria City’s €15,050 with both Roquetas and Pulpi on €13,650.

Next, in descending order, came Vera, Huercal-Overa, Albox, Mojacar, El Ejido, Macael, Tijola, Carboneras, Olula, Garrucha, Cuevas del Almanzora and Vicar.


Nijar was amongst the less well-off with an annual net income of €8,750 for every man, woman and child.

Nationwide, Barcelona with €19,950 was at the top of the list of Spain’s big cities,slightly ahead of Madrid (€19,250) and followed by Valencia (€16,450) and Sevilla (€15,050).

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Linda Hall
Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.


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