Perceived quality of life is lower in the candidate countries of Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey than in the EU27, largely due to poverty. Women's labour force participation is low and jobs in general are characterised by long hours and poor work-life balance. Familites are important for subjective well-being, but the rates of approval for public services and trust in institutions vary.
|Place of Publication||ef1136|
|Number of pages||123|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Sep 2011|
Wallace, C. D., Schuh, U., Mateeva, L., Gstrein, M., Rodiga-Laßring, P., Michael, A., & Klinglmair, R. (2011). Quality of life in Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey. Eurofound. http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/pubdocs/2011/36/en/1/EF1136EN.pdf