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Bartram (2013): study ZZ Europe 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Bartram, D.
Title:
Happiness and 'economic migration': a comparison of Eastern European migrants and stayers
Source:
Migration Studies, 1(2), 156-175

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged general public, Europe, 2008-2011
Survey name:
EU-ESS 4-5: 2008-2010
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 42380
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.34
SD:
2.29

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Recent migration Recent migration
Ever migrated or not
Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex (male vs female) Religiosity Self-definition as religious Living with a partner/spouse Married state (compared to non-married states) Employment Current employment status Friends Having a confident or not Health Global health rating Income Household income Education Level of school-education