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The presence of immigrants in local politics is well below their demographic weight in Spanish society

Do municipal councils in Spain reflect the diversity of origins of the population? We analyse access to local politics for immigrants and whether differences exist between the different foreign groups.

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Demographic determinants

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

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Population changes and crude rates on a national level

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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.

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Dependence for personal care

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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Presence of foreign footballers and its impact on attitudes to immigration

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Can football alter opinions on immigration? According to this study, among a club’s followers, when the team wins thanks to foreign players, immigration is perceived more positively.

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Temporary work and self-employment have a negative impact on workers’ wellbeing

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