Life Satisfaction and Quality of Life

  • Hoon Han
  • Yong Moon Jung
  • Xueying Xiong


This chapter discusses data obtained from the survey of older Korean Australians. Specifically, it discusses participants’ responses to the question whether the older people were happier living in Australia than living in Korea. The life satisfaction of older people is affected by various factors. The chapter further investigates the major drivers that affect the levels of life satisfaction of older people according to various socio-economic and demographic characteristics. The chapter shows that varied personal attributes and life events have different effects on their perceived life satisfaction.


Life satisfaction Quality of life Return migration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoon Han
    • 1
  • Yong Moon Jung
    • 2
  • Xueying Xiong
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Built EnvironmentUNSW AustraliaSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Business and Social InnovationUniversity of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia

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