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Nguyen Thi Xuan Mai
National Economics University, Vietnam

Mai, Nguyen Thi Xuan. "MEASURING LIFE SATISFACTION IN VIETNAM." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 2019, pp. 7152-7170, Accessed Dec. 2019.
Mai, N. (2019, December). MEASURING LIFE SATISFACTION IN VIETNAM. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(12), 7152-7170. Retrieved from
Mai, Nguyen Thi Xuan. "MEASURING LIFE SATISFACTION IN VIETNAM." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 12 (December 2019), 7152-7170. Accessed December, 2019.


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The paper focuses on developing life satisfaction scale in order to measure subjective quality of life in Vietnam. The first finding of the study is life satisfaction scale in Vietnam including overall life satisfaction scale and 6 domain-life satisfaction scales, namely: economic conditions, social relationships, residence, family and health, environment quality, and leisure. The second finding is that leisure satisfaction and social relationships satisfaction do not affect overall life satisfaction, meanwhile the satisfaction with remaining aspects has significant relation with overall life satisfaction. These results are somewhat consistent with some previous studies and the current Vietnamese context.