Barcelona case study

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  • Created by: Amelia
  • Created on: 16-05-13 13:18
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  • Barcelona “Access to services for different groups of people”
    • Location
      • Less than 200km south of the  French border
      • North East coast of Spain
      • The capital of the region of Catalonia
    • City growth and population
      • Population of around 1.5 million
      • Population grew in the 70's and 80's
      • Migrants came from other areas of Spain and abroad. Including Mexico and Africa
      • Many migrants are of Islamic faith
    • Ethnic segregation and service provision
      • Ethnic groups concerntration in the city centre
      • Ciutat villa has 44% of immigrants compared to Barcelona's average of 7%
      • Muslims from Pakistan and Morocco opt to live there as there are mosques
      • Ciutat villa has 10 of the city's 16 mosques
      • Shops catering for muslims such as halal and asian film stores
    • Housing / Facilities
      • Cheaper housing
      • Less than the  average of 401,000 euro
      • African  familes are tradionally large, resulting in 9 youth centres in Ciutat villa
        • The facilities will be low cost or free due to high demand
    • Health
      • Low life expectancy of 73 years
      • Low standard of living
      • Greatest % of immigrants (44%)
      • Low income
      • Lack of skills


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