What are working and living conditions like for artists and cultural workers?
Is it possible to earn a living from art? According to this study, over half of professionals perceive difficulties in terms of living off their work, with 60% stating that they earn below 1,500 euros. The most vulnerable group are young artists.
Population occupation rates by age
Between 2010 and 2020, the occupation rate of the younger population decreased, while that of over 55s increased.
The effect of early retirement schemes on youth employment
Contradicting a fairly widespread idea, delaying exit from the labour market does not reduce youth employment, but could actually boost it.
Young people (aged 15 to 29) who neither study nor work
The percentage of “NEETs” (Not in Education, Employment or Training) is much higher in Spain among women of foreign origin than among men (27.8% versus 21.6%).
Applicants and awardees of the ”la Caixa” Grants programme: who are they?
The “la Caixa” Banking Foundation grants programme, which funds postgraduate studies, has a major impact on the careers of its beneficiaries. Who applies for these grants and what factors determine to whom they are awarded?