SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Behavioral Economics and Decision-Making|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
Evaluation of quality of life in the period of globalization
1 University of Zilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Department of Economics, Univerzitna 1, 010 26 Zilina, Slovakia
2 University of Zilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, Univerzitna 1, 010 26 Zilina, Slovakia
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Research background: With the rapid development of information technologies, the trend towards the complexity of the concept of quality of life is intensifying. It is rapid economic change, together with globalization, which is leading to relatively significant changes in the quality of life. The article deals with the issue of quality of life (QoL) as a composite phenomenon in order to evaluate the quality of life.
Purpose of the article: Subjective indicators of quality of life are analysed, including partial and overall life satisfaction in the European Union and in Slovakia. An analysis of the subjective quality of life on a representative sample of inhabitants in Zilina self-govening region (ZSK) was carried out.
Methods: The method of e-survey focused on determining the level of subjective quality of life of inhabitants Zilina self-govening region with individual areas influencing their quality of life. In the survey 540 respondents were requested on the satisfaction with individual areas affecting their life in Zilina self-govening region.
Findings & Value added: The result of the article is a comparison of individual indicators of the subjective quality of life of the Slovak Republic and selected EU member states. The survey of the satisfaction of the inhabitants of the Zilina self-governing region was carried out in February 2020.The evaluation of the results of the e-survey was performed. The aim of the article is to point out of importance of monitoring and evaluation quality of life and for the purpose of higher territorial units, regions nad local governments´ decisions.
Key words: quality of life / indicators of quality of life / life satisfaction
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