Social Panorama of Latin America 2016

2017 | Ejes de desigualdad: Publicación recomendada


The central theme of this edition of Social Panorama of Latin America is social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development. Some of the axes and aspects of social inequality are addressed, drawing attention to how they intersect with and reinforce one another. The different chapters will examine inequalities in the distribution of income (personal and functional) and property; inequalities over the course of the life cycle; time-use inequalities between men and women; and the situation of Afrodescendent populations as an example of ethnic and racial inequalities. Recent trends in the amount of public resources available to finance social policies capable of tackling poverty and inequality and of promoting inclusive social development are also analysed.

Cita sugerida

ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) (2017), Social Panorama of Latin America 2016 (LC/PUB.2017/12-P), Santiago de Chile. Disponible [en línea]

Información Adicional

Ejes de desigualdad: Socioeconómica, Género, Infancia y adolescencia, Juventud, Adultez, Personas afrodescendientes

Temas: Pobreza y pobreza extrema, Personas afrodescendientes, Trabajo, Pueblos indígenas, Derechos sociales, Derechos económicos, Derechos culturales, Cohesión social, Agenda 2030, Inversión social, Ingresos, Igualdad

Editor: CEPAL