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Services sector

Overview of its structure and characteristics

It is the most important sector in the Spanish and European economy, both in economic terms (it represents 67.2% of gross added value) and in terms of employment (it provides work for 65% of employed persons). It is also the sector that has experienced the greatest development in recent years. 78.4% of active companies are dedicated to this sector, generating turnover that exceeds one billion euros.

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