Content with the tag: demografía

The demographic dividend, an opportunity for the development of the economy and the welfare state

Article

The demographic dividend, an opportunity for the development of the economy and the welfare state

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Ronald Lee, CEDA, University of California, Berkeley; Andrew Mason, University of Hawaii, co-founders of the NTA project;

How can the experience of the developed world help other regions of the planet that are in earlier phases of demographic transition?

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

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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

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

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

November 2021

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.

Intergenerational solidarity

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Intergenerational solidarity

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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

Population occupation rates by age

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Population occupation rates by age

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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

Population distribution by types of household

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Population distribution by types of household

November 2021

Social Inclusion

In 2019, households were predominantly formed by childless couples (22.7%), versus 12.2% formed by couples with children.

Average age of first-time mothers

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Average age of first-time mothers

November 2021

Social Inclusion

On average, Spanish women have their first child at 31.1 years. Is this higher than the European average?

Fertility rate

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Fertility rate

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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

Demographic conditioning factors

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Demographic conditioning factors

November 2021

Social Inclusion

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.

Intergenerational equity as a guarantee of social well-being

Article

Intergenerational equity as a guarantee of social well-being

November 2021

Social Inclusion
Gemma Abio, Concepció Patxot and Meritxell Solé, Universitat de Barcelona; Elisenda Rentería, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Guadalupe Souto, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona;

How are resources transferred between generations? This article gives you the keys to understanding this issue.

Welfare state, life cycle and demography

Dossier

Welfare state, life cycle and demography

November 2021

Social Inclusion

How does the ageing of the population affect the welfare state? The tenth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation analyses policies that must be applied throughout the life cycle to guarantee intergenerational justice.

Demographic determinants

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Demographic determinants

November 2021

Social Inclusion

Population changes can occur due to variations in the population caused by natural changes and migratory movements.

“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”

Interview

“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”

December 2018

Social Inclusion
Aart Liefbroer, sociologist and researcher at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute;

Do we reproduce the behaviour of our parents? Aart Liefbroer talks to us about the intergenerational transmission of demographic behaviour.

How are our households made up?

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How are our households made up?

December 2018

Social Inclusion

25.6% of Spanish households were made up of one adult without children in 2017. Which family model is predominant in the rest of Europe? 

The new carers

Article

The new carers

May 2018

Social Inclusion
Antonio Abellán, Alba Ayala and Julio Pérez, CSIC. CCHS; Rogelio Pujol, INE; Gerdt Sundström, Jönköping University; Adaptation: María Ramos, post-doctoral researcher at the Carlos III University of Madrid;

Who cares for the carers? This article by the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” explains the changes that have taken place in the figure of the carer and also the importance of carers receiving care too.

“Reablement is a new way of working, with the aim of improving elderly people’s independence.”

Interview

“Reablement is a new way of working, with the aim of improving elderly people’s independence.”

May 2018

Social Inclusion
Tine Rostgaard, Lecturer on Citizenship and Elderly People, Department of Political Science, University of Aalborg (Denmark);

Tine Rostgaard, a lecturer in Citizenship and Elderly People in Denmark, introduces in this interview the concept of reablement and explains how work is being done in other countries to stimulate the elderly people’s independence.

Growing numbers of elderly women will live alone: how should we respond?

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Growing numbers of elderly women will live alone: how should we respond?

May 2018

Social Inclusion
David Reher, chair professor of Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid; Miguel Requena, chair professor of Sociology, UNED; Adaptation: María Ramos, post-doctoral researcher at the Carlos III University of Madrid;

Why is the number of elderly women who live alone continually increasing? The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” studies the causes of this phenomenon, which has important implications in the design of welfare policies.

Contribution of elderly people to the care of family members

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Contribution of elderly people to the care of family members

May 2018

Social Inclusion

How do elderly people contribute to intergenerational care? In 2016, some 35% of elderly people in our country regularly took charge of caring for their grandchildren.

Elderly people (65-74 years) and new technologies

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Elderly people (65-74 years) and new technologies

May 2018

Social Inclusion

Over the course of the last decade, the number of elderly people who make use of new technologies has not ceased to grow. By 2017, some 28% were sending messages via electronic means.

Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

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Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

May 2018

Social Inclusion

To what point do elderly people participate in political activities? Some 6.5% of men and 4.3% of women aged between 65 and 74 years in our country participate actively in politics.

Relations with family, relatives and friends

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Relations with family, relatives and friends

May 2018

Social Inclusion

With what frequency do elderly people meet with their families? In our country, the minimum weekly frequency amply exceeds the European average for both sexes.

Active Ageing Index

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Active Ageing Index

May 2018

Social Inclusion

This indicator measures the level of independence in elderly people; this is based on variables such as occupation, social participation, independent living and the capacity for healthy ageing.

Dependence for personal care

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Dependence for personal care

May 2018

Social Inclusion

How many people aged over 65 years have difficulties in performing some of the basic activities of everyday life? In our country, 33% of people aged over 65 years have problems washing themselves independently.

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