Quality of Life, Happiness Survey

The latest WhichSchoolAdvisor.com survey takes the pulse of those of us living in the UAE, asking not only whether we are happy, but why we're happy, and what affects that state of being.

The survey takes the pulse of the nation with just over one year to go before Expo 2020.

Estimated completion time 9 minutes.

1
About you
All fields are required
What is your school / school you send your children to?
What is your nationality?
Which area do you live in?
What is your email address?
2
Questions
1.
Would you describe your life in the UAE as a happy one?
2.
How likely would you be to recommend the UAE as a place to live to a friend or colleague?  (0 is very unlikely, 10 is very likely).
3.
What is the single biggest thing that keeps you/your family in the UAE?
4.
What keeps you/your family in the UAE in general? (You can choose multiple reasons).
5.
Identify the one thing that worries you the most?
6.
Dubai Expo 2020 gives me:
7.
Has VAT made a tangible difference to your lifestyle?
8.
What worries you/your family in general? (You can choose multiple answers).
9.
Do you have children under 18 living full time with you in the UAE?
10.
Do you worry that your children have enough to do outside of school?
11.
Do you worry that long terms your children will be less successful as adults if you stay in the UAE long term?
12.
If you are worried they will be less successful, why?
13.
If you are not worried about their success, why?
14.
Compare the standard of education provision in the UAE with your home country?
15.
Compare the cost of education provision in the UAE with your home country
16.
Compare employment prospects in the UAE with your home country
17.
Compare your current salary (with benefits) in the UAE with what you would expect to earn in your home country
18.
Compare health cover in the UAE with what you would expect in your home country?
19.
Materially, I feel I would be:
20.
In terms of the standard of life and how I feel about life I would be:
21.
When you first arrived, how many years did you plan to stay in the UAE?
22.
How many years have you now lived in the UAE?
23.
How many more years do you plan to live in the UAE?
24.
Do you feel that your residency and employment status in the UAE allows you to:
25.
Do you think where you live affects how you feel about the UAE?
26.
In which emirate do you live?
27.
Is there a master developer of the community in which you live?
28.
Who is the master developer?
29.
How well is the area in which you live managed?
30.
Do you own the property you live in?
31.
Do the service/maintenance fees charged represent
32.
Does living in a property you own make you feel 'happier'?
33.
Are you thinking of buying a(nother) property?
34.
Why would you not buy a(nother) property?
35.
Did your household benefit from a pay rise this year?
36.
How much was the pay rise (on average)?
37.
Would not getting a pay increase this year make you rethink staying in the UAE?
38.
Do you manage to save money living in the UAE?
39.
Is being able to save money important to you?
40.
Which sentence do you feel is more accurate about life in the UAE
41.
How old are you?
42.
What is your gender?
43.
How many people currently live in your household?
44.
How much does your household earn each month? Note: surveys are anonymous and data treated anonymously.
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Final section
Would be willing to answer follow up questions by email?
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