Is Spain too empty? — The Ebro Drift

Rural Spain and rural Queensland – both sadly in a cycle of loss of population, loss of services and therefore more loss of population. Greater mechanisation and fewer jobs. Pleasant towns with empty shops and under-utilised public buildings. A blog from an Australian wanting to build a house in the Spanish countryside.

The Spanish seem to think so. Google “depopulation rural Spain” and there’s a lot to read. It may have been happening since Franco’s time, when an industrialization drive got people moving to the city. 388 more words

Is Spain too empty? — The Ebro Drift

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