Content with the tag: demografía
The economic position of elderly people
Are there differences between the percentage of men and women aged over 60 years that are at risk of poverty? In Spain gender differences in the poverty risk rate among people aged over 60 years have practically disappeared.
Public investment in elderly people
What percentage of public spending is allocated to elderly people? The tendency in European countries has been to increase the weight of the resources allocated to this group.
In what type of households do elderly people live?
What are the most common living arrangements for elderly people? In Spain, the percentage of those living alone or with their partner is lower in comparison with our peer countries.
Is living more years synonymous with greater quality of life?
From the age of 65 years onwards, men live healthily for a longer time than women do. What is happening in our peer countries?
Cultural Participation in Spain: Antecedents and Opportunities
The level of cultural participation in our country is similar to that of other European countries, with the exception of the Nordic countries. From a comparative perspective, this article by the Social Observatory of "la Caixa” analyses the effects of education level, age, income and some variables of the employment situation on attendance rates.
Young people and demographic trends
What percentage of the total represents the child and youth population? In the year 2015, a third of the Spanish population was aged below 30 years.
Arriving in Rural Village Communities, Staying There or Leaving
How should migration within the European context be studied? These two books, from the standpoints of gender and rurality, tackle a phenomenon previously studied above all in urban contexts with male protagonists. With these new perspectives, the scientific view offers extra depth to an issue of recent social importance.
Empty Ballot Boxes in the City Suburbs
Braulio Gómez, Researcher in Political Science at the University of Deusto
Manuel Trujillo, Coordinator of the Statistics Unit at the Advanced Social Studies Institute (IESA-CSIC);
Increasingly, the inhabitants of the suburbs have been choosing not to go and vote. What are the reasons that explain such extreme abstention by this collective in electoral processes? Has the new politics managed to draw greater participation from the more disadvantaged areas?
GDP per inhabitant in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS). Index (EU-28 = 100)
Percentage of children aged below 15 years by work intensity of the household
The challenges of long-term care for the elderly in Europe
How are the European welfare states facing up to the challenge of long-term care? From diverse viewpoints, the two books analyse and look at giving a response to the new challenges that have emerged.