Gent passejant pel carrer Pi i Maragall. ©Laura Guerrero
What are the people of Barcelona like, how do they live and what do they think?

Barcelona is experiencing growth (1.3% in the last year), driven by immigration (31% of registered residents born abroad, representing 177 nationalities), and...

La Clariana de Les Glòries
Green areas, biodiversity and quality of life

The quantity and quality of vegetation is a key factor for achieving a healthy city and combating climate change. Street trees provide shade and help to...

Josep Tarradellas Barcelona - El Prat Airport. Inside of the Terminal 1
Josep Tarradellas Airport, a major hub of activity

An airport acts as a major gateway to the city or region it serves. Barcelona airport, located in the municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, is a transport hub...

Digital map of the city of Barcelona
Barcelona, a digital technology hub

The charts point to Barcelona as a leading hub of the new economy, which is developed around information and communication technologies (ICT). In recent years...

Vista aèria de Barcelona de nit
A day in the life of Barcelona

In the course of a day, 1,660,314 people constantly breathing and on the move generate a great number of movements, interactions, needs, aspirations… In a year, 11,...

Vistes de Barcelona sota els núvols de contaminació. © Imatges Barcelona / Paola de Grenet
Air pollution in the city

In big cities, the emission of polluting gases has become a serious problem that calls for swift and decisive action. Not only is it detrimental to the health of city...

Taula amb un fonendoscopi i un aparell per mesurar la pressió. © Carlota Serarols
Health beyond Covid-19

Covid-19 has posed a huge challenge for all public health services and has had an unequal impact on the population of Barcelona, depending on age, neighbourhood and...

Obrers de la construcció que treballen en un edifici en obres destinat a habitatge públic al carrer de Viladomat, 142. © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Martí Petit
The housing crisis

Being able to access decent housing is a basic right recognised in both the Spanish Constitution and the Statute of Autonomy. In Barcelona, the historic lack of...

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