Demographic Analysis of Latin American Immigrants in Spain: by Andreu Domingo, Albert Sabater, Richard R. Verdugo

By Andreu Domingo, Albert Sabater, Richard R. Verdugo

This e-book presents a different, well timed and complete perception into Latin American immigrants in Spain. every one bankruptcy makes use of a demographic framework to studying very important issues regarding the stories of Latin American immigrants in Spain, like their swift acquisition of nationality, their contrasting styles of migration and payment in comparison to different immigrant teams, their labour industry reports ahead of and through the commercial recession, their reproductive behaviour earlier than and after settling in Spain, in addition to the frenzy and pull elements of what's considered as one of many unmarried largest waves of overseas migration ever skilled through Spain.

Beyond the research of such pertinent subject matters, this publication addresses matters in relation to the adequacy of demographic idea in explaining the presence of Latin American immigrants in Spain, rather the trailblazing presence of ladies one of the immigrants. Spain surely constitutes an outstanding instance of the truth that the way forward for demographic progress in post-transitional international locations is principally and irreversibly marked via the evolution of migratory activities, whereas the latter issue is heavily associated with the industrial situation. within the brief time period no less than, the causal family move from economic climate to demography. within the long-term, if monetary progress is associated with demographic progress as a few economists hypothesise, this is able to even be primary, not just within the experience of development itself but in addition in regards to how this is able to be distributed.

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L. 4 Evolution of the proportion of population (age 20–29) with secondary education or more in Latin America by sex and country (%). Various years from the 1970–2010 census rounds. 6 – Dom. Rep. 7 Taking a look at the main origins of the Latin American migration to Spain, we observe both examples: countries with great demographic potential and countries in an advanced or highly advanced stage of the Demographic Transition. Due to this, it is hard to prove the positive effect of the demographic structure on the profile and intensity of Latin American migration.

The analysis of the differential between the Spanish unemployment rate and the unemployment rates of the main origin countries of the Latin American migration to Spain has made it clear that this gap has accompanied the evolution of flows and that the times of maximum unemployment in the countries of origin match the booms of the migratory flows from these countries. While the demographic and economic convergences were conveniently amalgamated until the first half of the last decade, immigration to Spain continued even after the Spanish economy entered into recession.

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