Findings on happiness in Bartram (2013b): study ZZ Europe 2002

Author(s)Bartram, D.
TitleHappiness among North-to-South Migrants in Europe.
SourceWorking Paper, 16-12-2013, University of Leicester, Department of Sociology, UK
Public15+ aged general public, Europe, 2002-2011
Last assesment2011
Survey nameEU-ESS 1-5: 2002-2012
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =56395
 including 338 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
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication8
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.75

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
EmploymentE02ab03Unemployed involuntary
FriendsI07ab01Having a confident or not
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
IncomeI01ab03Household income
Living with a partnerM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
North-to-South MigrationM07aa01Ever migrated or not
ReligiosityR12af02Self-definition as religious
RetiredR14abCurrent status: retired or not