Content with the tag: envejecimiento poblacional
Average age of first-time mothers
On average, Spanish women have their first child at 31.1 years. Is this higher than the European average?
The fertility rate in Spain is 1.23 children per woman, the second lowest rate among European Union countries.
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.
In their own home, with family, or in residential care:
Where and by whom do we prefer to be cared for when facing dependency? We analyse the role of the family and of public and private services as care providers.
Ageing in rural areas: an opportunity to change gender relations?
Ageing and the care of elderly people in rural areas pose a challenge and an opportunity for change: with an ever older and increasingly male population, men will have to become more involved in the caregiver role, traditionally associated with women.