Young people and demographic trends

Young people and demographic trends

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Call to support research projects on the social reality of young people (FS22_1B)

The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation has announced a call to support research projects on the social reality of young people in Spain, using quantitative survey data in social sciences.

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Millennials: a generation lost between two world crises?

What future lies ahead for millennials? We will be discussing this question with Fabrizio Bernardi, Professor of Sociology at the European University Institute. From 29 November to 1 December, at CaixaForum Madrid. Event language: Spanish.

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Intergenerational solidarity

Some 34.8 of grandparents in Spain regularly care for their grandchildren, a figure much higher than the European average.

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Population occupation rates by age

Between 2010 and 2020, the occupation rate of the younger population decreased, while that of over 55s increased.

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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.

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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

Social Inclusion

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

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Fertility rate

Fertility rate

Social Inclusion

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