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Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Social Inclusion
Margarita Torre,Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Two out of every three workers in manual occupations are men, and women continue to be a minority in occupations such as construction, and industry. What factors influence segregation by gender in the labour market?
Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?

Article

Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Social Inclusion
Javier Yanguas, Amaya Cilvetti and Cristina Segura,”la Caixa” Programme for Elderly People
The most visible face of loneliness is the feeling of not having people to call on or trust in case of need. Who does it affect most? We analyse the influence of factors such as age and gender.  
Who is affected by loneliness and social isolation?

Article

Applicants and awardees of the ”la Caixa” Grants programme: who are they?

Education
Lídia Farré,Universitat de Barcelona;Francesc Ortega,City University of New York

The “la Caixa” Banking Foundation grants programme, which funds postgraduate studies, has a major impact on the careers of its beneficiaries. Who applies for these grants and what factors determine to whom they are awarded?

Applicants and awardees of the ”la Caixa” Grants programme: who are they?

Article

What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

Social Inclusion
Marta Dominguez Folgueras,Department of Sociology of Sciences Po (Paris Institute of Political Studies)
Caring for children and dependent elderly people, cooking, cleaning the house… what economic value can we attribute to unpaid domestic tasks? We calculate what this invisible work would represent for Spain’s GDP. 
What is the value of domestic work in Spain?

Article

How many people do we know?

Science
Miranda Jessica Lubbers, José Luis Molina and Hugo Valenzuela,(Investigation Group GRAFO, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona);Adaptation: Xavier Aguilar
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?
How many people do we know?

Infodata

Overcrowding

Social Inclusion
Some 5% of the Spanish population were living in overcrowded homes in 2017. For this indicator, Spain outperforms the European average.
Overcrowding

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Using a series of basic indicators and synthetic indicators on social, demographic and economic issues, this section of the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” offers a view in figures of the social reality of Spain within the European and international context.

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What is the country’s socioeconomic situation? The Social Observatory of “la Caixa” includes in this section a series of indicators that offer a current-day snapshot of the relationship between the economy and people, analysing aspects such as the composition of households or labour market access in comparison with the societies of peer countries.

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Where is education heading? In this section the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” presents a series of indicators are presented that are key to understanding the situation of education in our society. The majority have been built using data from international databases such as the European Social Survey (ESS) or the PISA Report, among others.

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