Foreigners buy more real estate in Spain than ever before

According to the « Colegio de Registradores » , foreigners bought 55.512 properties in Spain in 2016. As you can see below, this figure is in constant increase since 2009:

Source : https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/actividad

 

What is the nationality of those foreign buyers in Spain ?

They come from over 50 countries. They don’t just come from the UK, or France, or Germany exclusively. For example, the UK is only 14,5% of foreign buyers in Spain. And that proportion is going down. Here below the graph showing the key nationalities of international buyers in Spain in Q1 2017 :

The popular Spanish newspapers El Pais wrote an article in May 2017 [i] where they say that « 88% of all those transactions had an objective: sol y playa (sun and beach). “Around 47.000 properties were bought in Spanish provinces that have an access to the Mediterranean sea or the Atlantic»

What are the figures of foreign buyers per Spanish province ?

Here below are the figures for Q3 2016 (the most recent and available online ):

 

Alicante = 51,35% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Alicante

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/alicante/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Alicante :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/alicante/poblacion

 

Almeria = 27,49%of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Almeria

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/almeria/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Almeria :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/almeria/poblacion#ex

 

Baleares = 41,07% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Baleares

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/baleares/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Alicante :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/baleares/poblacion

 

Barcelona = 13,34%of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Barcelona : https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/barcelona/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Barcelona https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/barcelona/poblacion#ex

 

Cadiz = 8,00%of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Cadiz

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/cadiz/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Cadiz

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/cadiz/poblacion#ex

 

Canarias – Las Palmas = 28,88% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Las Palmas

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/las-palmas/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Las Palmas

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/las-palmas/poblacion#ex

 

Canarias – Santa Cruz de Tenerife = 44,96% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/santa-cruz-de-tenerife/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Tenerife

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/santa-cruz-de-tenerife/poblacion#ex

 

Castellon = 16,98% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Castellón

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/castellon/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Castellón :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/castellon/poblacion

 

Girona : extranjeros = 35,07% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Girona : https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/girona/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Girona https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/girona/poblacion#ex

 

Granada = 10.39% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Granada

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/granada/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Granada :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/granada/poblacion#ex

 

Huelva = 4,41% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Huelva

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/huelva/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Huelva

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/huelva/poblacion#ex

 

La Rioja = 8,36% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in La Rioja

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/la-rioja-26-0/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of La Rioja :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/la-rioja-26-0/poblacion#ex

 

Lleida = 13,67% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Lleida

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/lleida/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Lleida :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/lleida/poblacion#ex

 

Madrid = 9,44% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Madrid

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/madrid-28-0/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Madrid :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/madrid-28-0/poblacion#ex

 

Malaga = 39,81% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Malaga

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/malaga/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Malaga :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/malaga/poblacion#ex

 

Murcia = 27,09% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Murcia

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/murcia-30-0/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Murcia :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/murcia-30-0/poblacion#ex

 

Navarra = 6,85% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Navarra :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/navarra-31-0/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Navarra :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/navarra-31-0/poblacion#ex

 

 

Sevilla = 3,31% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Sevilla

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/sevilla/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Sevilla

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/sevilla/poblacion#ex

 

Tarragona = 18,03% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Taragona

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/tarragona

To get the figures about the expat population of Tarragona :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/tarragona/poblacion

 

Valencia = 15,78% of all transactions

For more information about foreign buyers in Valencia

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/valencia-46-0/actividad

To get the figures about the expat population of Valencia :

https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana/provincia/valencia-46-0/poblacion#ex

If you are interested in a region not listed above, please visit  https://data.kyero.com/es/datos/espana where you can find information province per province, in English or Spanish.

 

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[i] http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2017/04/28/actualidad/1493389216_236339.html