Social Inequality, Economic Crisis and Health in Spain

Elisa Díaz Martínez, Ideas Laboratory Director,
Fundación Alternativas

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Percentage of people who view themselves as above their parents or grandparents on the social ladder

Percentage of people who view themselves as above their parents or grandparents on the social ladder

Social Inclusion

Some 29% of Spaniards have a social position above that of their parents, and over 40% believe they have risen above their grandparents on the social ladder.

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Number of generations necessary so that those born in families with low incomes can reach the average level of income in their society

Number of generations necessary so that those born in families with low incomes can reach the average level of income in their society

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In Spain, according to this indicator, it takes four generations to improve the incomes of families with precarious finances.

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Social Inclusion

The fertility rate in Spain is 1.23 children per woman, the second lowest rate among European Union countries.