Población inmigrante y espacio urbano: Indicadores de segregación y pautas de localización

Joan Carles Martori, Karen Hoberg, Jordi Surinach
2006 EURE (Santiago) - Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbano Regionales  
Given the importance of immigrant population growth in Spain, it would be interesting to study its distribution throughout the urban area. The field of statistics suggests different indicators that have a long tradition and permit the quantification of segregation of minority population groups. Through the application of these tools in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona, this paper demonstrates the utility of analyzing segregation patterns within a city and detecting local patterns of this
more » ... patterns of this phenomenon. A new perspective of segregation can be obtained with the use of indicators designed for spatial statistics. The combination of these measures represents a useful procedure for the analysis of the distribution of the immigrant population in urban areas and its extension to different areas such as sociology, economics, urban studies, and housing policy.
doi:10.4067/s0250-71612006000300004 fatcat:7bjjzgk255fvxjlbmcgzzkg32e