(WIPO code: ES) (last revised March 2019)

by ELZABURU, Madrid

General Information

Area

505,370 sq. km.

Population

49,331,159 inhabitants (2018).

Capital

Madrid (6.497 million inhabitants in the whole Autonomous Community of Madrid).

Language

Spanish.

Currency

1 euro = 1.14 U.S. dollar (December 2018).

Imports

(2017): U.S.$ 338.6 billion.

Exports

(2017): U.S.$ 313.7 billion.

GDP

(2017): U.S.$ 1.314 trillion; per capita income (2017): U.S.$ 38,400.

General Remarks

Territory

47 peninsular provinces, Balearic Islands (1 province), Canary Islands (2 provinces); these provinces are grouped into the so-called “Autonomous Communities” of Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias, Baleares, Canarias, Cantabria, Castilla-León, Castilla-La Mancha, Cataluña, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia, Navarra, La Rioja, Comunidad Valenciana and Pais Vasco. The cities of Ceuta and Melilla, on the north coast of Africa, also form part of the Spanish territory.

 

Statistics (2018) Filed Issued
National patents 1,578 1,698
Utility models 2,700 2,173
Industrial designs 1,685 1,631
National trademarks 52,287 44,653
Trade names 12,238 8,296
Supplementary protection certificates for medicinal
and plant protection products
61 56