Intensive use of human capital

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Intensive use of human capital

September 2017

Science

What is the percentage of people employed in knowledge-intensive activities? In Spain, approximately a third of the population, slightly below the European average.

What does society think of science and technology?

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What does society think of science and technology?

September 2017

Science

In what areas will science and technological innovation have a positive impact in the next 15 years? The view of citizens.

Occupation and Salary Gap

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Occupation and Salary Gap

September 2016

Education Social Inclusion

On average, men earn more than women for the same jobs. However, although the crisis reduced average salaries for everyone, the related growth in unemployment affected men more than women.

Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

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Participation in volunteer activities and active citizenship

May 2018

Social Inclusion

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.

Relations with family, relatives and friends

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Relations with family, relatives and friends

May 2018

Social Inclusion

With what frequency do elderly people meet with their families? In our country, the minimum weekly frequency amply exceeds the European average for both sexes.

Is living more years synonymous with greater quality of life?

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Is living more years synonymous with greater quality of life?

May 2018

Social Inclusion

From the age of 65 years onwards, men live healthily for a longer time than women do. What is happening in our peer countries?

Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Education

September 2016

Education Social Inclusion

With the aim of improving parental access to the labour market, the Council of Europe is working towards all countries in the European Union achieving 33% of children enrolled in pre-school education.

Vulnerability of young people

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Vulnerability of young people

June 2019

Social Inclusion

In a young household, what takes up the biggest proportion of income: buying or renting?

Severe deprivation rate in relation to housing

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Severe deprivation rate in relation to housing

June 2019

Social Inclusion

We analyse the severe deprivation rate in relation to housing matters in Spain. Better or worse than the European Union?

Overcrowding

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Overcrowding

June 2019

Social Inclusion

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

Household budget allocated to housing

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Household budget allocated to housing

June 2019

Social Inclusion

What budget do we assign to housing-related costs? In proportion, which households pay most: rich or poor?

Difficulties in access to housing

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Difficulties in access to housing

June 2019

Social Inclusion

In 2017, some 42.1% of people devoted more than 40% of their disposable income to paying the rent. What does this mean in the European context?

Public investment in housing

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Public investment in housing

June 2019

Social Inclusion

In 2015, the percentage of social rental houses in Spain stood at 2.5%, which is very low. Which EU countries have the largest volume of social housing?

In what types of housing does the Spanish population live?

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In what types of housing does the Spanish population live?

June 2019

Social Inclusion

Some 45.6% of the population lives in a flat in a building with more than 10 homes. Is this the same in the rest of Europe?

Dimensions of households

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Dimensions of households

June 2019

Social Inclusion

In 2017, 21.8% of Spanish households were formed by childless couples. Which model is predominant in Europe?

Economic dependency of the elderly population with respect to the younger generations

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Economic dependency of the elderly population with respect to the younger generations

May 2018

Social Inclusion

By 2030, for every 100 people of working age there will be 40 who are economically dependent or at an inactive age. Will this proportion increase with time?

Barriers to cultural participation according to household type

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Barriers to cultural participation according to household type

December 2018

Social Inclusion

16.5% of families with children in the home cannot afford to enjoy cultural activities, a percentage that increases to 20.3% in the case of single-parent households. 

The economic position of elderly people

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The economic position of elderly people

May 2018

Social Inclusion

Are there differences between the percentage of men and women aged over 60 years that are at risk of poverty? In Spain gender differences in the poverty risk rate among people aged over 60 years have practically disappeared.

In what type of households do elderly people live?

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In what type of households do elderly people live?

May 2018

Social Inclusion

What are the most common living arrangements for elderly people? In Spain, the percentage of those living alone or with their partner is lower in comparison with our peer countries.

Participation in cultural activities

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Participation in cultural activities

December 2018

Social Inclusion

Do families with children attend cultural activities more  often? This indicator shows the percentage of cultural participation according to household type.