Correlational findings

Study WCIOM (2020a): study RU 2020

18+ aged general public, Russia 2020
Survey name
N = 600
Non Response
Interview: Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI)


Authors's Label
Our Classification
Related specification variables
What is your main occupation at the moment?
a: Non-working retiree (including disability)
b: Unemployment student, student
c: Not working temporarily, unemployed
d: Busy housekeeping, on maternity leave, on parental leave
e: Skilled worker, including agriculture
f: Unskilled worker, including agriculture
g: Employees without higher education
h: Specialist with higher edication in the commercial sector
i: Specialist with higher educatrion - budgetary
j: Soldier in the army, internal affairs bodies, including the police and FSB
k: Businessman, entrepreneur
l: A state or municipal employee
m: Worker in the non-profit sector
n: Work in the other sector

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HP-g-sq-v-4-a DM = Average happiness
a: Non-working retiree            M = 2.90
b: Unemployed, student            M = 3.20
c: Not working temporarily        M = 2.55
d: Busy housekeeping              M = 3.28
e: Skilled worker                 M = 3.08
f: Unskilled worker               M = 2.83
g: Employee no higher education   M = 3.14
h: Specialist commercial          M = 3.05
i: Specialist budgetary           M = 3.22
j: Soldier, police                M = 2.72
k: Businessman, entrepreneur      M = 3.08
l: Government employee            M = 3.08
m: Non-profit sector worker       M = 4.00
n: Other sector worker            M = 3.25
O-HP-g-sq-v-4-a D% = very happy%
a: Non-working retiree               29%
b: Unemployed student,               31%
c: Not working temporarily           23%
d: Busy housekeeping,                45%
e: Skilled worker,                   35%
f: Unskilled worker                  22%
g: Employee no higher education      40%
h: Specialist commercial sector      25%
i: Specialist budgetary sector       41%
j: Soldier                           15%
k: Businessman, entrepreneur         42%
l: A state or municipal employee     18%
m: Non-profit sector worker         100%
n: Other sector worker               39%

quite happy%
a: Non-working retiree               50%
b: Unemployment  student,            63%
c: Not working temporarily,          39%  
d: Busy housekeeping,leave           46%
e: Skilled worker                    47%
f: Unskilled worker                  58%
g: Employees no higher education     44%
h: Specialist commercial sector      62%
i: Specialist budgetary sector       47%
j: Soldier                           42%
k: Businessman, entrepreneur         38%
l: A state or municipal employee     72%
m: Non-profit sector worker           0%
n: Other sector worker               49%

not particularly happy%
a: Non-working retiree                9%
b: Unemployed, student                3%
c: Not working temporarily           18%
d: Busy housekeeping,                 5%
e: Skilled worker                    11%
f: Unskilled worker                   7%
g: Employee no  higher education     10%
h: Specialist commercial sector       8%
i: Specialist budgetary sector        7%
j: Soldier                           43%
k: Businessman, entrpreneur          10%
l: A state or municipal employee     10%
m: Non-profit sector worker           0%
n: Other sector worker               10%

not at all happy%
a: Non-working retiree                7%
b: Unemployed student                 2%
c: Not working temporarily           17%
d: Busy housekeeping,                 2%
e: Skilled worker                     6%
f: Unskilled worker                  10%
g: Employee no higher education       4%
h: Specialist commercial sector       2%
i: Specialist budgetary sector        2%
j: Soldier                            0%
k: Businessman, entrepreneur          8%
l: A state or municipal employee      0%
m: Non-profit sector worker           0%
n: Other sector worker                2%