Senators
ALEJANDRO GUILLIER ALVAREZ
ALEJANDRO GUILLIER ALVAREZ
Independientes (IND)
PEDRO ARAYA GUERRERO
PEDRO ARAYA GUERRERO
Independientes (IND)
Mayor
KAREN PAULINA ROJO VENEGAS
KAREN PAULINA ROJO VENEGAS
Independientes (IND)
R&D spending

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In 2013, the economic sectors of Antofagasta that spent more on R&D were Manufacturing, and Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

In 2014, the companies of Antofagasta that led the execution of R&D spending were Private Domestic, Private Foreign and Mixed.

Trade

In 2016 firms located in Antofagasta exported US$ 2.22 b. During the last years, Antofagasta exports have decreased at an annual average rate of -12%, from US$ 4.25 b in to US$ 2.22 b in 2016. Antofagasta main export is Raw Copper, that represents 48% of Antofagasta total exports, followed by Refined Copper that represents 37%.

In 2016 firms located in Antofagasta imported US$ 602.12 m. During the last years, Antofagasta imports have decreased at an annual average rate of -9%, from US$ 949.10 m in to US$ 602.12 m in 2016. Antofagasta main import is Copper Ore, that represents 28% of Antofagasta total imports, followed by Rubber Tires that represents 16%.

Industry

In 2014, Antofagasta created a total output of $ 7.1 t. Labour productivity based on industry output in Antofagasta was $ 42.2 m CLP per worker.

Antofagasta principal industries are Mining and quarrying, Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Antofagasta most common occupations, according to number of workers, are Professionals, Craft and related trade workers and Technicians and associated professionals.

Opportunity in Industries

Comunas, regions and countries have a greater probability of starting related economic activities with respect to those activities they already perform. The industry space connects industries that tend to exist by the same countries.

Higher presence industries in Antofagasta are highlighted in colours. By clicking on networks you can see the most related products and industries (and with higher development probability) related to those already present in Antofagasta.

Industry Space

Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA) measures specialization level for a location in an industry or product. In case a locality has RCA greater than one at an economic activity, the referred activity has greater presence on that location with respect to an average location.

Opportunity in Products

Comunas, regions and countries have a greater probability of starting related economic activities with respect to those activities they already perform. The product space connects products that tend to be exported by the same countries.

Higher presence products in Antofagasta are highlighted in colours. By clicking on networks you can see the most related products and industries (and with higher development probability) related to those already present in Antofagasta.

Product Space

Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA) measures specialization level for a location in an industry or product. In case a locality has RCA greater than one at an economic activity, the referred activity has greater presence on that location with respect to an average location.

Employment

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In 2016, the workforce in Antofagasta was composed by 423.67 k people, of which 196.15 k were men and 196.15 k were women.

In 2016, the number of people working in Antofagasta was 254.57 k employees, while the number of unemployed people was 17.87 k, and the number of non-active people was 151.23 k.

Most of the occupied people of Antofagasta has an educational level (according to their last completed grade) Upper secondary education, followed by Bachelor’s or equivalent level.

Income

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Income by sex and age slide.

Income

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Income by sex and age slide.

R&D spending

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In 2013, the economic sectors of Antofagasta that spent more on R&D were Manufacturing, and Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

In 2014, the companies of Antofagasta that led the execution of R&D spending were Private Domestic, Private Foreign and Mixed.

Trade

In 2016 firms located in Antofagasta exported US$ 2.22 b. During the last years, Antofagasta exports have decreased at an annual average rate of -12%, from US$ 4.25 b in to US$ 2.22 b in 2016. Antofagasta main export is Raw Copper, that represents 48% of Antofagasta total exports, followed by Refined Copper that represents 37%.

In 2016 firms located in Antofagasta imported US$ 602.12 m. During the last years, Antofagasta imports have decreased at an annual average rate of -9%, from US$ 949.10 m in to US$ 602.12 m in 2016. Antofagasta main import is Copper Ore, that represents 28% of Antofagasta total imports, followed by Rubber Tires that represents 16%.

Enrollment

In 2015 there were 78,195 enrolled students in Antofagasta schools. From these, 38,619 were enrolled in municipal managed schools, 30,900 in subsidised schools, 8,676 in private schools, and 0 in delegated administration schools.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Antofagasta schools was 68.83 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Average Performance By School Type

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Antofagasta schools was 68.83 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Efectiveness vs Overcoming by School

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Score

In 2016, 9,564 PSU Exams were taken in Antofagasta. The PSU average score in Antofagasta was 496 points in 2016.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Score

In 2016, 9,564 PSU Exams were taken in Antofagasta. The PSU average score in Antofagasta was 496 points in 2016.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Performance

Best PSU performing schools in Antofagasta in 2016 are Colegio Internacional Antofagasta Ltda., Hrvatska Skola S. Esteban (Ex-J. Skola) and Colegio The Antofagasta British School.

The PSU average* score de escuelas Municipal fue 446 puntos, de escuelas Subsidised fue 521 puntos y de escuelas Private fue 561 puntos.

*The PSU average is the arithmetic mean between the score obtained in the Spanish Language test and the Mathematics test.

Enrollment

In 2015 there were 78,195 enrolled students in Antofagasta schools. From these, 38,619 were enrolled in municipal managed schools, 30,900 in subsidised schools, 8,676 in private schools, and 0 in delegated administration schools.

Performance Evaluation

National System of Performance Evaluation (SNED) is a performance index of schools based on the measurement of 6 factors: effectiveness, improvement, initiative, improvement of working conditions, equal opportunities and teacher integration. * Effectiveness and Overcoming come from standarized test SIMCE.

In 2016, the average score awarded by SNED for Antofagasta schools was 68.83 over 100. National average score of SNED was 67.48 over 100.

Average Performance By School Type

* In the case of Special Education, these establishments do not present indicators applicable for the factors effectiveness and overcoming

Efectiveness: Educational result obtained by the establishment in relation with the population served. It is measured through the SIMCE average in all learning sub-sectors. Weighting of 37% in the SNED index.

Overcoming: Differentials of educational attainment obtained over time by the educational establishment. Weighting of 28% in the SNED index.

Fairness: Degree of accessibility and permanence of the school population in the educational establishment and the integration of groups with learning difficulties. Weighting of 22% in the SNED index.

Improvement: It was considered in its measurement the classification of the establishment in the Subsidies Inspection System and compliance with the statistical processes demanded by the Ministry of Education such as Enrollment, Teaching Suitability, Performance Acts, Improvement of working conditions and proper operation of the establishment. Weighting of 2% in the SNED index.

Initiative: Capacity of the establishment to incorporate educational innovations and engage the support of external agents in their pedagogical work. Weighting of 6% in the SNED index.

Integration: Integration and participation of professors, parents and guardians in the development of the educational project of the establishment. Weighting of 5% in the SNED index.

Housing & Environment|Security

Devices

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In Antofagasta, by 2016, 134,676 people have internet access.

From these, 103,649 accessed the internet through a mobile phone, 80,745 using a laptop, and 30,641 through a desktop computer.

Devices' use in Antofagasta

77.0%

use device

Mobile phone

60.0%

use device

Laptop computer

30.9%

use device

Tablet

29.5%

use device

Smart TV

22.8%

use device

Desktop computer

16.9%

use device

Videogame console

Crimes

The crimes of greatest social connotation with the highest number of reports in Antofagasta during 2016 were Larcenies, Theft with force and Injuries.

Services Access

The CASEN survey gathers information on access to services and equipment for the inhabitants of the different localities of the country.

Main services in Antofagasta

99.3%

Less Than 8 Blocks from

Public Transport

97.0%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Educational Center

93.3%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Health Center

96.8%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Market

89.1%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

ATM

91.8%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Sport Center

86.2%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Green Areas

92.3%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Community Equipment

84.1%

Less Than 20 Blocks from

Pharmacy

Quality

Most households in Antofagasta are Undetached. The most common construction material in Antofagasta is Masonry (cement block, stone or brick).

Devices

Showing data of Región Antofagasta

In Antofagasta, by 2016, 134,676 people have internet access.

From these, 103,649 accessed the internet through a mobile phone, 80,745 using a laptop, and 30,641 through a desktop computer.

Devices' use in Antofagasta

77.0%

use device

Mobile phone

60.0%

use device

Laptop computer

30.9%

use device

Tablet

29.5%

use device

Smart TV

22.8%

use device

Desktop computer

16.9%

use device

Videogame console

Crimes

The crimes of greatest social connotation with the highest number of reports in Antofagasta during 2016 were Larcenies, Theft with force and Injuries.

Population

For the year 2018, the population on Antofagasta, according to INE estimations, is 407,673 people.

The poblational projection for the year 2020 is +423,957 people.

Migration

During 2016, 19,076 visas were granted to immigrants that declare residence in Antofagasta. The main origin countries are: Colombia and Bolivia. Most of them has No data as an education level.

Migration

The average age, according to the visas granted on 2016 to immigrants living in Antofagasta is 29.5 years old.

In Antofagasta, visas granted are split in 51.1 % of women, and 48.9 % of men.

Migration

In 2016, 67.0 % of the 19,076 visas granted in Antofagasta correlate to the most common activity between immigrants: Employee.

Likewise, the most common visa type in Antofagasta is Definitive Permanence By Grace, with a 68.3 %.

Population

For the year 2018, the population on Antofagasta, according to INE estimations, is 407,673 people.

The poblational projection for the year 2020 is +423,957 people.

Migration

During 2016, 19,076 visas were granted to immigrants that declare residence in Antofagasta. The main origin countries are: Colombia and Bolivia. Most of them has No data as an education level.

Death Causes

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In the period 2010 - 2014, death cause with the highest annual growth rate in Antofagasta were Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease with a 24.0 %, followed by Diseases of the circulatory system with a 5.3 %.

Access

En 2015, 376,378 people were affiliated to a health insurance system, representing 94.9 % of the population in Antofagasta.

On the other hand, affiliations to a health insurance company had increased at a rate of 0.8 % in the period 2000-2015

Access to Health Insurance*

* “When a new beneficiary joins the Public Health Insurance, the first task of FONASA is to place them in one of its 4 income segments. This classification, of scale type, allows to gather socioeconomic characterizations of the beneficiary population, and they are defined in the following way:

  • A Group: Beneficiaries lacking the resources to pay contributions in health, or in conditions of indigence (non-contributors).
  • B Group: Beneficiaries with incomes under CLP$270,000 per month (contributors). Workers in the public health sector.
  • C Group: Beneficiaries with incomes between CLP$270,000 and CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).
  • D Group: Beneficiaries with income equal or higher than CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).

However, the specific usefulness of this distribution of the beneficiary population is to specify the co-payment that they make in return for medical care granted with the coverage. Copayment is the concept to refer to a payment for services shared between the beneficiary and the insurance, where FONASA finances or subsidizes a part (percentage) of the cost of any health care, and the beneficiary contributes out of pocket the part that we do not finance / we reward.”

Healthcare by Type

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In 2014, there were reports for 478,356 emergency medical treatments in Antofagasta.

Also, 35.3 % of these medical treatments were for specialized care, reporting an annual growth of -0.4 % in the period 2010-2014

Disability

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In 2015, 37,583 people at Antofagasta suffered some disabilities type, where 31.3 % corresponded to a severe disability.

Death Causes

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In the period 2010 - 2014, death cause with the highest annual growth rate in Antofagasta were Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease with a 24.0 %, followed by Diseases of the circulatory system with a 5.3 %.

Access

En 2015, 376,378 people were affiliated to a health insurance system, representing 94.9 % of the population in Antofagasta.

On the other hand, affiliations to a health insurance company had increased at a rate of 0.8 % in the period 2000-2015

Access to Health Insurance*

* “When a new beneficiary joins the Public Health Insurance, the first task of FONASA is to place them in one of its 4 income segments. This classification, of scale type, allows to gather socioeconomic characterizations of the beneficiary population, and they are defined in the following way:

  • A Group: Beneficiaries lacking the resources to pay contributions in health, or in conditions of indigence (non-contributors).
  • B Group: Beneficiaries with incomes under CLP$270,000 per month (contributors). Workers in the public health sector.
  • C Group: Beneficiaries with incomes between CLP$270,000 and CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).
  • D Group: Beneficiaries with income equal or higher than CLP$394,200 per month (contributors).

However, the specific usefulness of this distribution of the beneficiary population is to specify the co-payment that they make in return for medical care granted with the coverage. Copayment is the concept to refer to a payment for services shared between the beneficiary and the insurance, where FONASA finances or subsidizes a part (percentage) of the cost of any health care, and the beneficiary contributes out of pocket the part that we do not finance / we reward.”

Election
The highest participation in an election in Antofagasta was in 2017, to elect Presidente - 2nd round, with a 41.50% of voter participation.
Presidential Elections
There's no data of electoral participation for Antofagasta on 2017 presidential election.
Legislative Elections

The Congresspersons representing Antofagasta for the 2018-2022 term are PAULINA NUNEZ URRUTIA, MARCELA XIMENA HERNANDO PEREZ, CATALINA PEREZ SALINAS, JOSE MIGUEL CASTRO BASCUNAN, and ESTEBAN JORGE VELASQUEZ NUNEZ.

Names marked with a * represent elected officials in said election.

Mayor Elections

The population of Antofagasta chose KAREN PAULINA ROJO VENEGAS, of Independientes (IND), for mayor on the 2016-2020 term, who received 18157 valid votes. In second place was MANUEL ERNESTO ROJAS MOLINA, from Unión Demócrata Independiente (UDI), who received 14329 votes.

Election
The highest participation in an election in Antofagasta was in 2017, to elect Presidente - 2nd round, with a 41.50% of voter participation.
Presidential Elections
There's no data of electoral participation for Antofagasta on 2017 presidential election.