Economic indicators

1st

CHEMICAL POLE OF SOUTHERN EUROPE

33

LARGE MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES IN THE SECTOR

1.200 ha

DEDICATED TO PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTION

+100

CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

25%

OF THE CHEMICAL PRODUCTION OF SPAIN

50%

OF THE CHEMICAL PRODUCTION OF CATALONIA

Total production of the Tarragona petrochemical sector

+20 M

TONS OF ANNUAL PRODUCTION

An increase of 1.06% over the previous year. It is the fourth highest total production in the last decade

Weight of the sector in the economy of the territory

53,2%

OF THE EXPORTS OF THE DEMARCATION OF TARRAGONA

65,7%

OF THE MOVEMENTS OF THE PORT OF TARRAGONA

Chemistry is the sector that sells the most abroad from Tarragona. With 53.2% of the total, more than half of the exports are made from the territory. More than half of its production goes on sale abroad.

Employment generated by the petrochemical industry of Tarragona

5.500

DIRECT WORKPLACES

5.500

INDIRECT WORKPLACES

35.000

INDUCED JOBS

Chemistry, an industry

Demanding sectors of the Spanish chemical industry

The weight of the chemical sector throughout Spain in the state economy *

Contribution of the chemical industry to the gross domestic product

20.029

MILLIONS € DIRECT

39.844

MILLIONS € INDIRECT

7.779

MILLIONS € INDUCED

5,8%

SPANISH PBI

Evolution of the turnover of the chemical sector

66.400

MILLIONS € IN 2019

Employment generated by the chemical sector throughout Spain *

205.200

DIRECT WORKPLACES

354.996

INDIRECT WORKPLACES

137.484

INDUCED JOBS

3,5%

OF THE EMPLOYED ACTIVE POPULATION

* Feique’s data