Torrevieja has the smallest sized households in the whole of Spain, according to figures compiled by the National Statistics Institute (INE).


The returns put the size of a Torrevieja household at two point two persons, in contrast to the highest figure of three point two nine people in the North African enclave of Ceuta. Torrevieja also has the highest percentage of one-person households in the country, at 30 percent, just shading out Benidorm at 29.9 percent, and both places join Elche and Elda as being the four poorest municipalities(in terms of income) in Alicante Province according to the  INE survey.