Infodata Average age of first-time mothers November 2021 Classification Tags demography, population ageing Subject areas Social Inclusion Related content Infodata | November 2021 Intergenerational solidarity Some 34.8 of grandparents in Spain regularly care for their grandchildren, a figure much higher than the European average. Infodata | November 2021 Population occupation rates by age Between 2010 and 2020, the occupation rate of the younger population decreased, while that of over 55s increased. Infodata | November 2021 Population distribution by types of household In 2019, households were predominantly formed by childless couples (22.7%), versus 12.2% formed by couples with children. Infodata | November 2021 Demographic conditioning factors Did you know that 19.6% of Spain’s population was aged over 65 in 2020? Find out whether this figure differs greatly in the rest of Europe. Dossier | November 2021 Welfare state, life cycle and demography How does the ageing of the population affect the welfare state? The tenth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation analyses policies that must be applied throughout the life cycle to guarantee intergenerational justice.