In the case of the economic elite, we Country Email List based ourselves on the ranking of the 500 largest companies in Chile prepared by América Economía in 2019 and compiled a list of general managers (or similar positions) and members of Country Email List the board of directors (preferably, the president ), thus establishing a sample universe of 1,284 contacts. For the political elite, we work with the organization chart of the State of Chile to identify positions of power in different institutions (Executive Power, Judicial Power, Legislative Power, regional Country Email List governments, autonomous institutions, etc.) and we also consider guilds, unions and party directives.
Politicians with parliamentary Country Email List representation, configuring a sample universe of 531 cases. Finally, for the cultural elite, we made a map of the different positions of power considering institutions such as universities, churches, the media, think tanks and Country Email List publishing houses, among others, and thus we managed to establish a sample universe of 466 cases. Before dwelling on the analysis of some of the most relevant findings of this Country Email List study, it seems important to indicate two features of the sample obtained from the Chilean elite. In the first place.
The data reveals that it is a Country Email List predominantly male group: only 19% of those surveyed are women. This difference is more marked in the economic elite, which is made up of 92% men, while the sample of the political elite has 80% men Country Email List and that of the cultural elite, 72%. Second, the data reflects that the elite in general is more religious than the rest of the citizenry. While 45% of the adult population in Chile declares itself Catholic, this Country Email List figure rises to 58% in the elite. This difference is particularly marked for the economic elite: 70% identify as Catholic.