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Studies

Pontarollo et al. (2018): study EC 2015

Publication

Author(s):
Pontarollo, N.; Bravo, M.O.; Sarmiento, J.S.
Title:
The Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing in A Developing Country: The Ecuadorian Case.
Source:
JCR Report, 2018, Nr. 109319, European Commission, Luxembourg

Investigation

Public:
Adults, Ecuador, 2015
Survey name:
EC ENEMDU 2015
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 21265
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How do you feel regarding all aspects of your life all together?
10 totally happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-n-11-n
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
6
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:
7.49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Regional economy dependent on oil production Extraction industry in region
Current economic conditions in one's region
GVA per capita (log regional income) GDP in region Inequality in income (GINI) Inequality of income in region Urban area Urbanization of region Natural hazard risk Current disaster
Current geographical conditions in one's region
Urban dwelling Rural dwelling (vs urban) Gender Sex (male vs female) Age and age squared Current age (in years) Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Importance of religion Religiosity (degree)
Concern about religion
Leisure time Satisfaction with time for leisure Institutional trust Trust in institutions in nation
Trust in institutions
Indigenous Ethnic status in Equador Education Level of school-education Employed Current employment status Socio-economic status 'Objective' socio-economic status Health insurance Insurances Condition of the walls of the house Quality of house Internet access Access to internet Home owner Ownership of current dwelling Household income level p.c. Household income