How can legislation be used to promote public health?

The cases of smoking and road accidents

Jaime Pinilla, senior lecturer of Applied Economics University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Education

Do we have quality education? In this report we analyse three fundamental dimensions: access to sufficient educational level, obtaining of adequate knowledge to contribute to economic and social development, and degree of inclusion of the education system.

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Rate for education and training early leavers, by sex

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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.

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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.

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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 this type.

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