Households with very low work intensity and dependent children, greater risk of poverty and social exclusion
Some 79.3% of households with children and with very low work intensity
were at risk of poverty in 2017. Does this figure exceed the European
Social transfers targeting children: the best way to fight child poverty?
In Spain barely 3.3% of the total of social transfers in the year 2016
targeted children, against the European average of 9%. However, this study
shows that it is the most effective way of eradicating poverty.
The CaixaProinfancia programme supports families in a situation of poverty
with academic reinforcement, grants for food and hygiene, leisure,
psychotherapeutic care and family educational support.
The high price of inequality: lessons on the costs and consequences of child poverty in advanced societies
The books reviewed here consider why it is important for everyone, and not
just for the most vulnerable, to achieve more egalitarian societies.
The enduring impact of the economic crisis on child poverty
Despite the economic recovery, in 2018 three out of every ten children were
living in a situation of anchored poverty. Poverty during childhood has
consequences throughout life. We analyse its impact.
In 2017, some 7 out of every 10 Spaniards considered that the integration
of immigrants was generally satisfactory, a percentage much higher than the
People of Spanish and foreign nationalities alike have a perception of
their health as good or very good, and above the European Union average.
Labour precarity among young people especially affects women. They occupy
worse-paid positions with higher rates of temporary work than men.