European Quality of Life Survey 2016
- 12 July 2018
- 23 January 2018
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.Read less
ReportNumber of pages:122Reference no.:EF1733ISBN:978-92-897-1622-2Catalogue no.:TJ-06-17-486-EN-NDOI:10.2806/964014Author(s):Ahrendt, Daphne; Anderson, Robert; Dubois, Hans; Jungblut, Jean-Marie; Leončikas, Tadas; Sándor, Eszter; Pöntinen, LauraTopics:Trust; Social inclusion; Quality of society; Qualidade de vida e serviços públicos; Serviços públicos; Social policies; Social protection; Subjective well-being; Care; Inequality; Living conditions; Envelhecimento da população ativa
Executive summaryNumber of pages:2Reference no.:EF17331Catalogue info
Inquérito Europeu sobre a Qualidade de Vida 2016Author(s):Eurofound
Cerca de 37 000 pessoas em 33 países europeus (28 Estados-Membros da UE e 5 países candidatos) foram entrevistadas no último trimestre de 2016 para a quarta edição do Inquérito Europeu sobre a Qualidade de Vida. O presente relatório geral apresenta as conclusões relativas aos Estados-Membros da UE. Utiliza informações dos inquéritos anteriores, bem como informações obtidas a partir de outras pesquisas, para analisar as tendências na qualidade de vida no contexto da evolução do perfil social e económico das sociedades europeias. Dez anos após a crise económica mundial, analisa o bem-estar e a qualidade de vida de forma abrangente, incluindo a qualidade da sociedade e dos serviços públicos. As conclusões indicam que as diferenças entre países ainda prevalecem em muitos aspetos, mas são menos acentuadas. Cada Estado-Membro exibe determinados pontos fortes, em especial no que diz respeito a aspetos relacionados com o bem-estar, mas em algumas sociedades as situações desfavoráveis continuam a ser mais pronunciadas comparativamente a outras sociedades. Além disso, as desigualdades sociais persistem em todos os países e são significativas.
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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.
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.