By Cathy Elelman • 12 January 2020 • 13:31
NIJAR has the lowest average per capita income in Spain for municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants, according to recent figures from the National Institute of Statistics, at €6,253.
Two other localities in Almeria, which like Nijar are important centres for the agri-food sector, are also ranked in the bottom 10: Vicar (€6,634), and Adra (€7,112).
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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