Characteristics of the Sample
62% of the participants in the survey are men and 36% are women. “Not listed/Prefer not to answer” respond 2%. The majority of them (58%) are people aged 35 to 54, followed by those aged 55 and over. They are mainly university graduates (74% in total), with 29.5% stating that they hold a postgraduate or doctoral degree. For 24% of the sample, secondary education is the highest level of study.
Regarding the financial capacity of the sample, 49% say that in the household they live in “we get by, but we do not have much to spare” and 31% that “we get by with great difficulty”. The monthly net income of participants from journalism ranges from 801 to 1,200 euros for 29% and from 1,201 to 2,000 euros for 23%. For 28% of the sample, the monthly net income from their profession does not exceed 800 euros.
However, 29% of survey participants say that their job as a journalist is not their only source of income.