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Young people and wellbeing

The Graph shows how the younger population tends to show higher levels of satisfaction with life. In 2013, some 26.3% of young Spanish people aged between 16 and 24 years stated a high level of satisfaction with life: 3 points below the average for the EU-28 (29.4%).

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Why are young people unable to access home ownership?

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Invitation to present studies on immigration for the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”

Invitation to present studies on immigration for the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”

The Social Observatory of “la Caixa” invites researchers interested in disseminating their research work among a non-academic audience to send examples of their work (published articles, preprints or working papers) on the subject of immigration.

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"la Caixa" Foundation's Affordable Rental Programme

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A programme that offers quality housing for the most vulnerable groups: young people, families and elderly people.

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What social challenges does decent housing represent in Spain? This report analyses three challenges in this field: access, conditions and energy needs.