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Table 4 Regression analysis of satisfaction with income from employment immediately after migration, recent Polish and Bulgarian migrants (N = 496)

From: Comparing the labour market position of Poles and Bulgarians before and after migration to the Netherlands

  b Beta
Ethnic group 0.22 0.71
- Poles (ref.)   
- Ethnic Bulgarians 0.09 0.02
- Turkish Bulgarians 0.00 0.00
Income satisfaction in country of origin 0.02 0.02
Interaction Migrant group * Income satisfaction in country of origin 0.04  
Migration motive
- Family (ref.)   
- Work −0.05 −0.02
Intention to stay in the Netherlands −0.20* −0.12
Occupational status in the Netherlands 0.01** 0.15
Education level 0.04 0.03
Command of English 0.18~ 0.10
Attempt to learn Dutch before migration 0.09 0.02
Number of months in Netherlands
- <12 months (ref.)   
- 12–24 months 0.13 0.06
- 24–48 months 0.10 0.06
- missing −0.66* −0.09
Partner with work −0.07 −0.04
Child aged under five in household 0.05 0.02
Man 0.04 0.03
Age 0.00 0.04
Intercept 2.13  
Adjusted R2 0.05  
  1. Source: SCIP, the Netherlands, wave 1, 2011
  2. b = unstandardized regression coefficient; Beta = standardized regression coefficient
  3. ** = p < 0.01; * = p < 0.05; ~ = p < 0.10