it has been in the last 20 years the main concern of the Spanish. The line shows the percentage of the population surveyed by the CIS that considers unemployment as 1 of the 3 main national problems.
The data comes from the barometers of the CIS, which every month asks what are the three main problems in Spain. Through them, we take a historical tour of the concerns of Spaniards in the last 20 years 👇
Even thethey raised it to 70%. Over the years, this perception disappeared. as the main problem of the country.
The problem of
In the early 2000s it was real: Cocaine and heroin use was on the rise, and there were 302 overdose deaths that year alone. At the same time, the increase in crime drove the up to 30%.
it is a reflection of the irregular arrivals of people, as well as their presence in the media.
When in 2008, the economic crisis replaced that problem. as one of the main problems. In 2007 it peaked at 37%.
The economic crisis ranked second, far behind the rest ... until 2013.monopolized the concerns of the Spanish: hit record numbers and led major issues for more than a decade.
The peaks of the last decade correspond to the: Punic Operation, Gürtel Case or the Andalusian ERE. as the country's second problem, even above the crisis.
Corruption evolves closely linked to the perception of . In the years when the different plots overlapped, "politicians in general, political parties, and politics" became the country's third and fourth main problems.
This vision continued to increase until it touched 50%. To cushion the bad data, the institute led by Tezanos in three different ways: "political problems in general", "the actions of politicians" and "what political parties do".
One of the social concerns that has grown is that of
, especially since 2018, when the historic 8M feminist strike took place. Although it has always been below 10% of the responses.
They were never a problem until 2018. That year, as a result of the massive mobilizations of pensioners and the renewal of the Toledo Pact, the problem of the pension system climbed to 15%. It is currently on the rise again.
Something similar happens to
: It has never been one of the great problems but it experienced a rebound from 2012 and the demands of the 'green tides' in defense of public and free education.
became the first problem.
Other concerns subsided as fears of the lack of sufficient resources to cope with the epidemic mounted. At the peak of the third wave, it exceeded 50%.
The health problem, which had been increasing since 2012, with the mobilizations of the 'white tides', was placed above 15% and has not stopped growing since then. It already stands at 21%.in Spain.
The pandemic has made health concern third place for the first time. Along with it, unemployment and the economic crisis have been immovable for more than a decade as the main problems in Spain.
And although it seems that we have overcome the worst of the epidemic, the fear of the coronavirus and the lack of resources to face it remains in fourth place.