Findings on happiness in Bartram (2013): study ZZ Europe 2008

Author(s)Bartram, D.
TitleHappiness and 'economic migration': a comparison of Eastern European migrants and stayers
SourceMigration Studies, 1(2), 156-175
Public15+ aged general public, Europe, 2008-2011
Last assesment2011
Survey nameEU-ESS 4-5: 2008-2010
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =42380
 1071 migrants
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.29

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
EmploymentE02abCurrent employment status
FriendsI07ab01Having a confident or not
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
IncomeI01ab03Household income
Living with a partner/spouseM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Recent migrationM07aa01Ever migrated or not
Recent migrationM07aa07Recent migration, also classified as above ↑
ReligiosityR12af02Self-definition as religious