Life Satisfaction among Recent Immigrants in Canada: Comparisons with Source-country Populations and the Canadian-born - ARCHIVED

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Studies of immigrant well-being primarily focus on economic outcomes. However, immigrants often cite a desire to improve their general quality of life as their main motivation for migrating. This study compares life satisfaction among recent immigrants in Canada with life satisfaction in their country of origin and with the Canadian-born population, and provides an evaluation of the role that national-level economic and social factors play in immigrants’ life satisfaction.

Issue Number: 2014363
Author(s): Frank, Kristyn; Hou, Feng; Schellenberg, Grant
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