Madrid (EFE).- A third of the total number of people who receive the Minimum Vital Income (IMV) reside in Andalusia, an autonomy in which almost 6% of the population (502,308 people) receive this aid, followed by the Valencian Community ( 185,419) and Madrid (156,947).

The autonomies that have a proportionally greater number of beneficiaries are Melilla (13%), Ceuta (11.3%) and Andalucía (5.9%), taking into account the total number of inhabitants residing in each community and the number of people who receive this benefit.

On the other hand, the communities in which there are fewer beneficiaries per inhabitant are Balares (1.7%), Catalonia (1.7%) and the Basque Country (2.1%).

According to data from the Ministry of Inclusion and Social Security, 1,579,949 are collecting the IMV in Spain as of January 2023 and, in all the regions, there are more women than men collecting this benefit.

## Andalusia

Andalusia is the autonomous community in which the most people receive the Minimum Vital Income (502,308), and it is the third if the total number of inhabitants and the number of people who receive it are taken into account.

Thus, 5.9% of Andalusians collect the IMV, a proportion only surpassed by Ceuta and Melilla.

## Aragon

In Aragon, 3.1% of the population receives the Minimum Vital Income, which represents a total of 42,302 people, of which 22,662 are women, 19,632 are men and 19,043 are minors.

## Asturias

In Asturias, 33,990 people receive this benefit aimed at preventing the risk of poverty and social exclusion, which represents 3.3% of Asturians, of whom 19,344 are women, 14,644 are men and 12,492 are minors.

## baleares

The Balearic Islands is the autonomous community in which the fewest people receive the IMV taking into account the total population residing on the islands, since 1.7% (20,186 people) receive this help.

## Canary Islands

In the Canary Islands, 64,053 receive the Minimum Vital Income, 2.9% of the population, of which 36,688 are women, 27,349 are men and 22,616 are minors.

## cantabria

2.5% of Cantabrians collect the IMV, which represents a total of 15,099 people, of which 8,423 are women, 6,675 are men and 6,240 are minors.

## Castilla la Mancha

In Castilla-La Mancha, 63,810 people receive the Minimum Vital Income, which represents 3.1% of the people of La Mancha, of which 34,508 are women; 29,298 men and 28,837 minors.

## Castile and Leon

3% of the Castilian-Leonese collect the IMV (73,504 people), among which 39,751 are women, 33,743 are men and 13,621 are minors.

## Catalonia

Catalonia is the second autonomous region in which fewer people receive the IMV taking into account the total population, so that 136,567 Catalans (1.7%) receive this benefit.

## Valencian Community

The Valencian Community is the second autonomous community in which the most people receive the IMV (185,419) but, if the total population of the community is taken into account, the number of Valencians who receive this benefit is within the Spanish average.

Thus, 3.6% of Valencians receive this benefit.

## Estremadura

Extremadura is the fourth community in which, proportionally, more people receive the Minimum Vital Income, since 5% of the population (53,084 people) receive this aid.

## Galicia

In Galicia, 71,635 people collect the IMV, which represents 2.6% of the population, of which 39,958 are women, 31,668 are men and 28,908 are minors.

## The Rioja

3.4% of people from La Rioja collect the IMV, so that 11,194 people receive this benefit.

## Madrid

Madrid is the third community in which the most people who collect the IMV live (156,947), but if the total population and the people who collect it are taken into account, it represents 2.3% of all Madrid residents.

## Murcia

In Murcia, 62,821 people collect the IMV (4.1%), of which 33,430 are women; 29,377 men and 29,056 minors.

## Navarra

In Navarra, 18,809 people receive the Minimum Vital Income, which represents 2.8% of Navarrese, of whom 10,322 are women, 8,483 are men and 8,244 minors.

## Basque Country

The Basque Country is the third autonomous community in which fewer people receive the IMV taking into account the total population that lives there, so that 2.1% of the population (47,656 Basques) receive this benefit.

## Ceuta

Ceuta is the second region in which more people receive the IMV considering the total number of inhabitants residing in each community and the number of people who receive this benefit, since 11.3% of Ceuta residents (9,469) receive this aid.

## Melilla

Melilla is the region of Spain that concentrates a greater proportion of people who receive the IMV, since 13% of the people of Melilla (11,096) collect it.