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Some data about the province of Catania

Population and territory

The province of Catania counts 1.092.375 inhabitants. It covers a surface of 3552.20 kilometers squared the population density is therefore 307.52 inhabitants for square kilometer.

Infrastructures
The province is equipped with an airport, that one of Catania-Fontanarossa, of numerous commercial and industrial portsas well as of ports of armament for fishery fleets. Various state roads connect together all towns each other, moreover the territory is crossed by the A18 freeway Messina-Catania and the A19 freeway Palermo-Catania. There are 40 Km. of freeways, 471 Km. of state roads, 203 Km. of regional roads, 1.510 Km. of provincial roads and 891 Km. of other roads, for a total of 3,115 kilometers of roads. There are 229 Km. of railroads: 141 Km. have a single, non electrified rail, 62 Km. have a single and electrified rail and 26 Km. have a duoble and electrified rail.

Tourism


The province of Catania is one of the favorite destination for the tourism in Sicily: the tourists subdivide themselves fairly between catania, some centers like Aci Castello and Acireale, and the Park of the Etna. The tourists come mainly from the European Union and the United States of America, with interesting presences also from Israel, Japan, Argentine and countries of the former U.R.S.S. Initiatives have been taken in order to furthet increase the farm holidays. The province counts 80 hotels for a total of 8,373 places in 4.190 rooms and as extra-hotel receptivity, 123 exercises for a total of 8,997 places in 4.375 rooms.

Labor market


In province the unemployment rate is around 20%: the rate unemployment for males people reaches 16,7% while for female people it reaches 30.6%. The occupational crisis is related to that one affecting the great enterprises that operate in the provincial territory and to the closure of other large enterprises with loss of beyond 10,000 employees.

Enterprises

A global overview of the enterprises in the province of Catania is reported in the following table:

Table of enterprises, independent workers, employees and total.

Town Enterprises Independent workers Employees Total
Aci Bonaccorsi 141 163 121 284
Aci Castello 1.033 1.227 1.233 2.460
Aci Catena 974 1.138 707 1.845
Acireale 3.080 3.765 3.069 6.834
Aci Sant'Antonio 725 870 1.117 1.987
Adrano 1.172 1.420 696 2.116
Belpasso 1.235 1.501 4.000 5.501
Biancavilla 723 863 408 1.271
Bronte 785 949 990 1.939
Calatabiano 186 221 102 323
Caltagirone 1.872 2.305 2.054 4.359
Camporotondo Etneo 145 189 359 548
Casteldi Iudica 148 169 118 287
Castiglione di Sicilia 161 193 69 262
Catania 20.817 25.472 30.141 55.613
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia 409 524 491 1.015
Giarre 1.820 2.255 1.357 3.612
Grammichele 614 829 308 1.137
Gravinadi Catania 1.109 1.356 948 2.304
Licodia Eubea 92 109 26 135
Linguaglossa 366 443 141 584
Maletto 167 188 50 238
Maniace 89 100 12 112
Mascali 494 604 418 1.022
Mascalucia 1.008 1.144 583 1.727
Mazzarrone 175 243 198 441
Militelloin Val di Catania 262 321 73 394
Milo 65 80 127 207
Mineo 208 275 140 415
Mirabella Imbaccari 227 276 64 340
Misterbianco 2.005 2.414 4.369 6.783
Motta Sant'Anastasia 468 577 855 1.432
Nicolosi 439 546 399 945
Palagonia 490 639 135 774
Paternò 2.212 2.633 1.596 4.229
Pedara 422 487 538 1.025
Piedimonte Etneo 194 224 168 392
Raddusa 159 181 39 220
Ragalna 151 184 65 249
Ramacca 355 429 217 646
Randazzo 458 556 345 901
Riposto 583 711 389 1.100
San Cono 99 107 16 123
San Giovanni la Punta 1.148 1.375 2.060 3.435
San Gregorio di Catania 619 726 1.635 2.361
San Michele di Ganzaria 141 154 41 195
San Pietro Clarenza 234 284 231 515
Sant'Agata li Battiati 713 852 684 1.536
Sant'Alfio 56 62 19 81
Santa Maria di Licodia 281 323 99 422
Santa Venerina 518 618 677 1.295
Scordia 619 765 572 1.337
Trecastagni 517 588 327 915
Tremestieri Etneo 1.149 1.405 1.140 2.545
Valverde 374 444 380 824
Viagrande 369 432 159 591
Vizzini 258 293 73 366
Zafferana Etnea 466 559 560 1.119
Total 55.799 67.760 67.908 135.668

Source: 2001 ISTAT census

Data: 1996 Intermediate ISTAT census - Data: Data comparison ISTAT 2001-1996 data comparison

Table of enterprises classified by number of employees.

Town 1 2 3 to 5 6 to 9 10 to 15 16 to 19 20 to 49 50 to 99 100 to 199 200 to 249 250 to 499 500 to 999 1000 or more Total
Aci Bonaccorsi 106 17 9 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 141
Aci Castello 728 142 119 25 7 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.033
Aci Catena 742 117 86 18 6 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 974
Acireale 2.142 442 336 91 32 10 22 3 1 0 1 0 0 3.080
Aci Sant'Antonio 518 89 79 17 10 6 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 725
Adrano 904 126 100 21 13 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.172
Belpasso 754 174 142 73 43 13 23 6 5 0 2 0 0 1.235
Biancavilla 535 85 74 16 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 723
Bronte 544 112 76 29 13 2 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 785
Calatabiano 139 22 20 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 186
Caltagirone 1.267 274 234 59 18 5 12 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.872
Camporotondo Etneo 85 25 20 3 4 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 145
Castel di Iudica 105 28 9 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 148
Castiglione di Sicilia 124 24 9 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 161
Catania 13.974 2.978 2.452 743 330 103 164 44 17 3 6 2 1 20.817
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia 282 54 50 12 2 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 409
Giarre 1.231 265 227 56 26 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.820
Grammichele 384 135 75 10 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 614
Gravina di Catania 750 167 121 45 15 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.109
Licodia Eubea 72 12 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92
Linguaglossa 264 51 43 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 366
Maletto 134 18 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 167
Maniace 78 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 89
Mascali 338 75 52 14 8 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 494
Mascalucia 792 99 85 19 6 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.008
Mazzarrone 111 33 25 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 175
Militello in Val di Catania 197 44 18 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 262
Milo 41 11 7 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 65
Mineo 140 34 24 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 208
Mirabella Imbaccari 163 41 19 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 227
Misterbianco 1.302 226 256 100 75 14 20 7 4 0 0 1 0 2.005
Motta Sant'Anastasia 293 65 56 25 13 7 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 468
Nicolosi 307 60 45 13 8 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 439
Palagonia 355 80 43 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 490
Paternò 1.644 273 196 54 22 5 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.212
Pedara 319 53 30 10 1 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 422
Piedimonte Etneo 142 23 19 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 194
Raddusa 130 21 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 159
Ragalna 107 20 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151
Ramacca 260 47 31 11 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 355
Randazzo 320 73 40 15 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 458
Riposto 409 73 71 22 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 583
San Cono 86 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 99
San Giovanni la Punta 795 170 120 34 19 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1.148
San Gregorio di Catania 452 83 63 7 5 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 619
San Michele di Ganzaria 121 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 141
San Pietro Clarenza 163 36 21 8 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 234
Sant'Agata li Battiati 489 107 79 17 13 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 713
Sant'Alfio 44 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56
Santa Maria di Licodia 214 35 27 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 281
Santa Venerina 344 71 57 24 13 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 518
Scordia 444 96 58 9 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 619
Trecastagni 389 62 45 15 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 517
Tremestieri Etneo 793 158 131 39 12 6 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.149
Valverde 265 42 39 17 4 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 374
Viagrande 276 51 31 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 369
Vizzini 188 43 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 258
Zafferana Etnea 321 79 42 9 8 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 466
Total 38.616 7.770 6.100 1.755 793 236 376 97 31 6 12 5 2 55.799

Source: 2001 ISTAT census

Data: 1996 Intermediate ISTAT census - Data: Data comparison ISTAT 2001-1996 data comparison

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