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Studies

Drobnic et al. (2010): study ZZ EU 9 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Drobnic, S.; Beham, B.; Präg, P.
Title:
Good Job, Good Life? Working Conditions and Quality of Life in Europe.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 99, 205 - 225

Investigation

Public:
Working people, 9 European Union countries, 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 3354
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:
Overall life satisfaction
Remarks:
Sweden: M= 7.90, Finland: M= 8.23, Netherlands: M= 7.64, Germany: M=7.47, United Kingdom: M= 7.50, Portugal: M= 6.30, Spain: M= 7.57, Hungary: M= 6.10 and Bulgaria: M= 4.69.
Page in publication:
209
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:
7.04 6.99

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Working hours Hours work Commuting time Commuting to work
Work related travel
Being supervisor Leadership career
Current leadership behavior
Kind of occupation (profession)
Permanent contract Tenure (vs flex contracts) Job demanding/ stressful Demands in work Time pressure Time-pressure at work Job dangerous/ unhealthy Safety at work Job insecurity Security of job Well-paid Satisfaction with pay Job autonomy Self-direction at work Career prospects Challenge of work Job dull/ boring Satisfaction with aspects of work Job satisfaction Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole Work-home interference Perceived conflict between work and home life GDP per capita Gnp per capita (raw) Countries Current nation of residence