First European Quality of Life Survey: Life satisfaction, happiness and sense of belonging (summary)
21 joulukuu 2005
Promoting the well-being of people is a key goal of European social policy: happy, fulfilled and engaged citizens are the hallmark of a thriving society. Factors such as income, social relationships and time use all have a huge bearing on individuals’ quality of life. A recent Foundation report explores key components in personal happiness and sense of belonging. This paper is a short summary of the main findings of the report.
11 lokakuu 2005
This report explores the impact material resources, social relationships, time use and perceptions of society have on individual life satisfaction, happiness and sense of belonging. It reveals that levels of individual well-being reflect levels of national prosperity and the quality of society, with dissatisfaction, unhappiness and feelings of alienation being concentrated in Europe’s poor regions and most of the NMS, where assistance is obviously needed most urgently.
01 huhtikuu 2004
This document summarises the findings of a research report from the European Foundation for the Improvement and Living Conditions (EF03106), drawing on the results of Eurobarometer surveys carried out in the EU and the 13 acceding and candidate countries. Examining quality of life in 28 European countries, the report provides an analysis of views and experiences of the citizens of the new Europe regarding the risk to social integration arising from marginalisation, deprivation and poverty.
12 maaliskuu 2004
Examining quality of life in 28 European countries, including the acceding and candidate countries as well as the current Member States of the EU, this report provides, for the first time, an analysis of views and experiences of the citizens of the new Europe regarding the risk to social integration arising from marginalisation, deprivation and poverty. The analysis is based on data from the European Commission’s Eurobarometer survey carried out in the acceding and candidate countries in Spring 2002 and standard EU 15 Eurobarometers.