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Local Labour Market Areas in Spain: A Case Study

  • J. M. Casado-Diaz

CASADO-DIAZ J. M. (2000) Local Labour Market Areas in Spain: a case study, Reg. Studies 34, 843-856. This paper presents the results of a regionalization exercise carried out in Spain following the methodology used to define Travel-to-Work Areas (TTWAs) in the UK. These areas are defined so that most jobs are filled by residents of that area and most of the resident working population work in the area. For the regionalization a set of commuting data derived from the 1991 Census of Population for the region of Valencia has been used. Due to missing data for some regions it is not possible to conduct a regionalization covering the whole of Spain. Regionalizations have been produced not only for the aggregate population but also for the different sub-groups into which the employed population has been divided in the Census, according to gender, occupation and industry. CASADO-DIAZ J. M. (2000) Les bassins d'emplois locaux en Espagne: une etude de cas, Reg. Studies 34, 843-856. Cet article cherche a presenter les resultats provenant d'une etude de regionalisation menee en Espagne qui poursuit la methodologie employee au Royaume-Uni afin de delimiter les zones au sein desquelles se font les deplacements pour aller au travail. Ces zones-la sont delimitees de sorte que les habitants locaux occupent la plupart des emplois et que la majorite de la population active occupee locale travaillent au sein de la zone. Quant a la regionalisation, on a employe un ensemble de donnees relatives aux migrations quotidiennes qui provient du recensement de la population 1991 pour la region de Valence. Vu la non-disponibilite de donnees pour certaines regions, il s'avere impossible d'effectuer une regionalisation qui couvre toute l'Espagne. On a fait des regionalisations non seulement de la population globale, mais aussi des sous-groupes employes dans le recensement pour categoriser la population active en fonction du genre, de l'emploi et de l'industrie. CASADO-DIAZ J. M. (2000) Gebiete ortlicher Arbeitsmarkte in Spanien: eine Fallstudie, Reg Studies 34, 843-856. Dieser Aufsatz stellt die Ergebnisse eines Regionalisierungsverfahrens vor, die in Spanien in Anlehnung an die im Vereinigten Konigreich von Grossbritannien benutzte Methodik zur Bestimmung der Arbeitweggebiete (Travel-to-Work Areas=TTWAs) verwendet wurde. Die Definition dieser Gebiete erfolgt auf der Grundlage von Arbeitsplatzen, die grossenteils an im Gebiete ansassige Einwohner vergeben werden, and der ansassigen, erwerbstatigen Bevolkerung, die grossenteils in diesem Gebiete arbeitet. Zur Regionalisierung wurde eine Serie Pendlerdaten herangezogen, die der Volkszahlung vom Jahre 1991 in Gebiet von Valencia entnommen wurden. Mangels fehlender Daten fur einige Gebiete war es nicht moglich, eine Regionaliseriung ganz Spaniens durchzufuhren. Regionalisierungen sind nicht nur fur Gesamtbevolkerungen, sondern auch fur verschiedene Unterabteilungen, welche die Volkszahlung bei der erwerbstatigen Bevolkerung berucksichtigte, nach Geschlecht, Berufstatigkeit und Industrie durchgefuhrt worden.

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Volume (Year): 34 (2000)
Issue (Month): 9 ()
Pages: 843-856

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