Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship
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.
Active Ageing Index
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.
“You must not measure everybody using the same set of criteria”
Paul Wouters, director of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at
the University of Leiden, talks with the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”
about new tendencies in research evaluation.
Percentage of the population that took at least one training course related with culture in the last year
How many people participate in complementary training courses linked to
culture? In 2015, 5.9% of the Spanish population underwent some training of
Participation in studies related with culture by gender
In all the countries, courses related with culture involved more women than
men in 2015. In Spain, 57.8% of students with culture-related
qualifications were women.
Things are becoming increasingly difficult for tax evaders, with the new
big data and artificial intelligence techniques that detect hidden wealth,
the abuse of aggressive tax engineering and money laundering.
Climate change is a concern worldwide, but what influences support for
climate change policies? According to this study, the determining factor is
the perceived effectiveness of each measure.
According to this study, we frequently interact with an average of 536
acquaintances, but the number is different for each person. What factors
influence the size of our relationship circles?