Findings on happiness in Kirmanoglu & Baslevent (2014): study ZZ Europe 2010

Author(s)Kirmanoglu, H.; Baslevent, C
TitleLife Satisfaction of Ethnic Minority Members: An Examination of Interactions with Immigration, Discrimination, and Citizenship.
SourceSocial Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 116, 173 - 184
DOIDOI: 10.1007/s11205-013-0276-0
Public15+ aged Europeans, Europe. 2010/2011
Last assesment2011
Survey nameEU-ESS 5: 2010-11
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =32275
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? 0 extremely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely satisfied - don't know - no answer
Author's labelOverall Life satisfaction
Page in publication5
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
CitizenN10acForeign nationality
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
Ethnic discriminationE04ab01bPersonal experience of ethnic discrimination
Ethnic minority memberE04ab03Ethnic status in specific nations
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
Household IncomeI01ab03Household income
Living aloneH20ab01Living alone or not
Migration generationM07aa01Ever migrated or not
Migration generationM07aa03Migration generation, also classified as above ↑
Non-ethnic discriminationN14ab01fPerceived discrimination
ReligiosityR10af02Self-definition as religious
Right (vs left)P09ad01Preference for: left vs right wing
UnemployedE02ab03Unemployed involuntary