SIX municipalities in Alicante have been named in the list of Spain’s 50 poorest areas, according to Spain’s National Institute of Statistics.

Almoradi was ranked 12th poorest, with a per capita income of €7.148, followed by Torrevieja (€7,271) and Calpe (€7,287), in 16th and 17th place respectively.

In 23rd came Crevillent (€7,541), in 37th came Aspe (€7,763) and in 50th place the list ended with Alfaz del Pi (€7,903).

Just one municipality in the Valencian community registered on the list of Spain’s 50 richest municipalities, with Betera per capita income of €13,043 in 50th place.

Madrid’s Pozuelo de Alarcon, which is where footballer stars like Gareth Bale reside, was ranked Spain’s richest municipality with an average income of €25,957.

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