3rd December 2021
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Sitges sees a significant increase in economic activity compared to 2020

The economic activity in Sitges increased by 36% in September compared to the same month last year, according to data compiled by Banco Sabadell and based on commercial transactions with credit cards. This is a figure significantly above the Catalan average. Hotels are the sector generating the most activity.

The 36% economic growth in Sitges is significantly above the 11% average increase across Catalonia, compared to September 2020. In the city of Barcelona, ​​the increase was 24%.

In August, the increase in activity in Sitges had risen by 53% compared to August last year, whilst the Catalan average was 23% and in Barcelona, ​​44%. In July, the Sitges increase was 17% higher than last year, according to data from Banco Sabadell. Across Catalonia the increase was 6% and in Barcelona 15%.

The data coincides with the figures recorded by the Sitges Hospitality Guild, which highlighted three weeks in August as particularly good in terms of employment and economic activity, whilst July was more moderate.

During the summer months, the hotel sector is the one that generates the most economic activity, accounting between a third and nearly half of the total. In August it reached 46% of the total, and in September 34%. The second most active sector was restaurants, between 17-18% of the total during the summer months.

El Cap de la Vila, Sitges
El Cap de la Vila, Sitges, at the beginning of September. (L’Eco)

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