Almeria higher than average pensioner numbers

ALMERIA has the greatest concentration of municipalities in Andalucia in which pensioners make up high proportions of the population.

National Institute of Statistics figures reveal there are 11 Almeria localities in which retired people represent more than 40 per cent of inhabitants: Chercos (40.1 per cent), Padules (40.6), Zurgena and Partaloa (40.7), Canjayar (40.8), Benizalon (42.3), Lubrin (43.6), Bedar (45,7), Velefique (46.8) and Arboleas (48.1).

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Cathy Elelman

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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