Relations between Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem according to Gender of Employed Adults: Correlation with Demographic Variables and Volunteer Activity

성인 취업자의 성별에 따른 생활만족도와 자아존중감의 관계: 인구사회학적인 변인 및 자원봉사활동 여부 상호작용효과

Eom, Joo-Ran;Moon, Jae-Woo

  • Received : 2018.12.21
  • Accepted : 2019.01.07
  • Published : 2019.01.28


The purpose of this study is to examine the life satisfaction and self-esteem according to the gender of the adult employees, and to verify the impact of the interaction effects of demographic factors and volunteer activities. The data were used as the 12th data of the Korea Welfare Panel and 2,776 men and 2,175 women for analysis. The analysis method even validated the interaction effects by applying the SPSS program. The major result of this study was that self-esteem of adult employee was related to their life satisfaction. Since the effects of interactions was different according to gender, the research suggests measures to support policies and practice in order to enhance their life satisfaction and self-esteem according to the gender of adult employee.


Adult Employees;Life Satisfaction;Self-esteem;Volunteer Activity