Palma de Mallorca : Identification of metropolitan area
The area of influence of the CTM covers the whole island of Mallorca, the biggest island of the Balearic Archipelago. Its surface covers 3.640 km2 and it has a population of inhabitants 859.289 (2015). The capital city of Palma has a population of about 400.000.
It must be highlighted that its main economic motor of Mallorca is the tourism sector with a total accommodation capacity of 286.854 beds. The total number of visitors to Mallorca during 2015 was 11.6 million. It is estimated that during the month of august 2015 the total number of people present on the island, that is the sum of inhabitants and visitors, (Human Pressure Index) was of 1.425.000 people.