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Table 3 Characteristics of potential migrants

From: Potential migration and subjective well-being in Europe

Would you like to move? No Yes   No Yes
Age 15-25    Age 45-55   
Income 30.06 26.22 Income 36.00 35.03
Employed (%) 40 38 Employed (%) 72 69
Male (%) 48 47 Male (%) 39 46
Married (%) 6 5 Married (%) 67 59
Life satisfaction 7.04 6.53 Life satisfaction 6.41 5.77
Age 25-35    Age > 55   
Income 33.52 29.92 Income 24.18 28.69
Employed (%) 73 69 Employed (%) 21 33
Male (%) 41 48 Male (%) 38 46
Married (%) 50 40 Married (%) 56 55
Life satisfaction 6.66 6.02 Life satisfaction 6.13 5.74
Age 35-45      
Income 38.51 35.52    
Employed (%) 77 74    
Male (%) 39 47    
Married (%) 67 60    
Life satisfaction 6.68 5.97    
  1. Source: Author’s calculation from the Gallup World Poll. Income is reported in thousands of international dollars.