Quality of life

European Quality of Life Survey 2016

Report
Aggiornato
12 Luglio 2018
Pubblicato
23 Gennaio 2018
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Executive summary in 22 languages

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Nearly 37,000 people in 33 European countries (28 EU Member States and 5 candidate countries) were interviewed in the last quarter of 2016 for the fourth wave of the European Quality of Life Survey. This overview report presents the findings for the EU Member States. It uses information from prevRead more

Nearly 37,000 people in 33 European countries (28 EU Member States and 5 candidate countries) were interviewed in the last quarter of 2016 for the fourth wave of the European Quality of Life Survey. This overview report presents the findings for the EU Member States. It uses information from previous survey rounds, as well as other research, to look at trends in quality of life against a background of the changing social and economic profile of European societies. Ten years after the global economic crisis, it examines well-being and quality of life broadly, to include quality of society and public services. The findings indicate that differences between countries on many aspects are still prevalent – but with more nuanced narratives. Each Member State exhibits certain strengths in particular aspects of well-being, but multiple disadvantages are still more pronounced in some societies than in others; and in all countries significant social inequalities persist.

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  • Full report

    Number of Pages: 
    122
    Reference No: 
    EF1733
    ISBN: 
    978-92-897-1622-2
    Catalogue: 
    TJ-06-17-486-EN-N
    DOI: 
    10.2806/964014
    Catalogue info
  • Executive summary

    Number of pages: 
    2
    Reference No: 
    EF17331
    Catalogue info

    Indagine europea sulla qualità della vita 2016

    Authors: 
    Eurofound

    Quasi 37 000 persone in 33 paesi europei (28 Stati membri dell’UE e cinque paesi candidati) sono state intervistate nell’ultimo trimestre del 2016 per la quarta indagine europea sulla qualità della vita. La relazione di sintesi presenta i risultati relativi agli Stati membri dell’UE e utilizza informazioni tratte dalle indagini precedenti e da altre ricerche per osservare gli andamenti della qualità della vita nel contesto della situazione sociale ed economica in mutamento delle società europee. Dieci anni dopo la crisi economica globale, esamina il benessere e la qualità della vita in senso ampio, includendo la qualità della società e dei servizi pubblici. I risultati indicano che sotto molti aspetti sono ancora evidenti differenze tra i paesi, pur se in forma più sfumata. Ogni Stato membro presenta alcuni punti di forza in aspetti particolari del benessere, ma molteplici svantaggi sono ancora più marcati in alcune società rispetto ad altre e in tutti i paesi persistono notevoli disuguaglianze sociali. 

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  • Working papers

    Related working papers

    • European Quality of Life Survey 2016: Quality Assessment
      Working paper
      12 Luglio 2018
      Authors
      de Jong, Julie; Cibelli Hibben, Kristen
      Reference No
      WPEF18059
      Observatory
      EurLIFE
    • European Quality of Life Survey 2016: Technical and fieldwork report
      Working paper
      8 Marzo 2018
      Authors
      Kantar Public
      Reference No
      WPEF18016
      Observatory
      EurLIFE

Part of the series

  • European Quality of Life Survey 2016

    Eurofound's European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) examines both the objective circumstances of European citizens' lives and how they feel about those circumstances and their lives in general. This series consists of outputs from the EQLS 2016, the fourth edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 2003. 

  • European Quality of Life Surveys

    The European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS) is carried out every four to five years since its inception in 2003, with the latest edition in 2016. It examines both the objective circumstances of people's lives and how they feel about those circumstances and their lives in general. It covers issues around employment, income, education, housing, family, health and work–life balance. It also looks at subjective topics, such as people's levels of happiness and life satisfaction, and perceptions of the quality of society.

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