Thus, one in ten Spaniards who are currently in the highest percentage of income comes from families that were already in the top 1% of income, while only 4% started in the poorest 10%: because from, It is 24 times easier for someone to end up in the top 1% of income coming from the lowest percentage.,
In fact, just a 12% children Who . born in the family of Panchamak Rent lower reaches the top quintet alto, they are likely to live in the poorest group (25%). In contrast, one in three individuals (33%) with a parent in the top 20% lives at this income level as an adult.
Most unequal provinces in Spain
Parental income not the only factor determining social advancement prospects in Spain: report suggests place of residence contribute to maintaining or reducing these inequalities of origin, Thus, the regions with the greatest inter-generational mobility will be located in the north or northeast of the country, and those that experience less variation, in the south or southwest.
Barcelona stands as the province where the offspring of poor families manage to earn an average of 20,556 euros per year to top-up – and Cadiz As the region with the lowest mobility across generations, since the income of adults growing up in humble families does not reach 15,000 euros annual.
Andalusian province is also the most The gap between the income of children from rich and poor familiesan event that is repeated in the rest Andalusia, In contrast, income inequality among people of different social origins in India Barcelona, larida hey Soria are “relatively” low,
less unequal than Italy or America
How is the position of our country in comparison to the rest of the world? chances of promotion Lowest to Highest Income in Quintals Spain (12,2%) es inferior to that of Sweden (15.7%), Switzerland or Australia, but beats of Canada, Italy or America (7,5%).
according to regions, Catalonia its mobility is similar to Scandinavian countriesWhile Andalusia and canary islands “Current estimates are close” Southern states» of the North American giant.
Ongoing, synonymous with opportunity?
Spaniard Joe get out of your provinces Basically generally, on average, a . ends in highest percentile Rent compared to those who live in these when they are adults. only one time exception Son madrid You BarcelonaWhere the opposite occurs, because “being the richest region in Spain, leaving them almost always means moving to a poorer location that probably offers fewer opportunities”.
Since mobility is usually related to economic reasons, it is Children from low-income families who benefit the most of these migrations.
anonymous tax data
The study is by Javier Soria Espin, a doctoral researcher at the Paris School of Economics, and published by the think tank EsadeEcPol, It analyzes in detail inter-generational income dynamics of Spanish citizens who have reached adulthood in Spain (Between 30 and 36 years) in 2016.
To do this, use a large base of anonymous microdata Facilitated by the Atlas of Opportunities project promoted by the COTEC Foundation and the Felipe Gonzalez Foundation, which connects millions of parents and children.
Children from rich families earn 23,000 euros a year more than those of poor parents