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Spain: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Spain: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Spain provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

  • Understand the political system in Spain through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Spain through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Spain through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Spain through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Scope
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Spain, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Spain's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Spain in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Spain perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Spain perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Spain perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographic location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1940
1976-2000
2001-17
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Structure of legislature
Key political parties
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
1940-75
1976-2017
Structure and policies
Financial system
Spanish stock market
Insurance
Performance
GDP and growth rate
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal situation
Current account
Exports and imports
External debt
International investment position
Monetary situation
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Education
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
Performance
Mobile and internet
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Labor laws
Corporate governance
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
Appendix
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Spain - key fundamentals
Table 2: Spain - key facts, 2018
Table 3: Analysis of Spain’s political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Spain’s economy
Table 5: Analysis of Spain’s social system
Table 6: Analysis of Spain’s technology landscape
Table 7: Comparative performance - patents granted from USPTO
Table 8: Analysis of Spain’s legal landscape
Table 9: Analysis of Spain’s environmental landscape
Table 10: Mid-year population by age (as a percentage of total population), 2017
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Spain
Figure 2: General government deficit, 2016
Figure 3: General government revenue and expenditure, 2000-2016
Figure 4: General government debt, 2016
Figure 5: Relative unit labor cost, 2014-2017
Figure 6: Real effective exchange rate (2008-16)
Figure 7: Banking system assets, December 2016
Figure 8: Tertiary-educated adults in 2016 (25-64 year-olds)
Figure 9: Enrolment rates of 20-29 year-olds (2015)
Figure 10: Total fertility rate, 2007-2016
Figure 11: Social Expenditure, 2000, 2005, 2010-2016
Figure 12: Old age support ratio, 1950-2100
Figure 13: Long term unemployment, 2016
Figure 14: Gini coefficient and relative poverty, 2014 or latest available year
Figure 15: S80/S20 quintile share ratio, 2015
Figure 16: R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP, 2016
Figure 17: FDI restrictiveness, 2016
Figure 18: Product market regulation, overall
Figure 19: Product market regulation, Retail
Figure 20: Tax component for light fuel oil prices for households, 2015
Figure 21: Spain - key political events since 1935
Figure 22: Spain - key political figures
Figure 23: Structure of the Spanish government
Figure 24: Structure of parliament, 2017
Figure 25: Spain - historical GDP growth, 2007-17
Figure 26: GDP and GDP growth rate in Spain, 2012-22
Figure 27: GDP composition by sectors, 2017
Figure 28: Agricultural output of Spain, 2012-17
Figure 29: Industrial output of Spain, 2012-17
Figure 30: Services output of Spain, 2012-17
Figure 31: External trade of Spain, 2012-16
Figure 32: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Spain, 2012-22
Figure 33: Unemployment rate in Spain, 2012-17
Figure 34: Expenditure on healthcare in Spain, 2001-17
Figure 35: Expenditure on education in Spain, Public 2010-16
Figure 36: Internet users, 2013-17
Figure 37: Spain - judicial structure
Figure 38: Carbon dioxide emissions in Spain, 2008-15

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