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Studies

Knies et al. (2014): study GB 2009

Publication

Author(s):
Knies, G.; Nandi, A; Platt, L
Title:
Life Satisfaction, Ethnicity and Neighbourhoods: Is There an Effect of Neighbourhood Ethnic Composition on Life Satisfaction?
Source:
CREAM Working Paper, 2014, No. 7, London. UK

Investigation

Public
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2009/2010
Survey name
UK-Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)
Sample
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents
N = 32025
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

Here are some questions about how you feel about your life. Please tick the number which you feel best describes how dissatisfied or satisfied you are with the following aspects of your current situation.

- Your life as a whole.

1 Completely dissatisfied
2 Mostly dissatisfied
3 Somewhat dissatisfied
4 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
5 Somewhat satisfied
6 Mostly satisfied
7 completely satisfied

Last item in a list of domain satisfactions
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-7-h
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
12

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Ethnicity Ethnic status in the UK Herfindahl Index Ethnic diversity in vicinity First-Generation migrants Ever migrated or not
Ethnic status in the UK