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Studies

Aysan & Aysan (2017): study ZZ Europe 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Aysan, M.F.; Aysan, U.
Title:
The Effect of Employment Status on Life Satisfaction in Europe.
Source:
Bilgin, M.H. et al. (Eds.), 2017, "Empirical Studies on Economics of Innovation, Public Economics and Management", Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, 34 European nations, 2011-2012
Survey name:
EU-EQLS 2011-2012
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 43636
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied
10 very satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1  very dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
338
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.00 6.67

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Age Current age (in years) Education Level of school-education Married vs. divorced Married vs divorced Married vs. widowed Married vs widowed Married vs. not married Married vs never married Widowed vs. divorced Vs divorced Never married vs. divorced Never married Never married vs. widowed Vs widowed Gender Sex (male vs female) Rural vs. urban Rural dwelling (vs urban) Health status Self-perceived health Financial situation Life compared with situation of others Employment status Unemployed involuntary
Full-time home maker
Not in labour force
Current status: retired or not
Social exclusion index Current anomy Deprivation index `objective` poverty Divorced Divorced or separated Widowed Widowed Single Never married