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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:
Selfreport 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 vinicity First-Generation migrants Ethnic status in the UK
Ever migrated or not