World Database of Happiness
, collection Happiness in Nations
Happiness in Italy (IT)Current happiness: place on rank lists
of Happiness in nations 2000-2009
All above happiness variants are based on responses to a survey question like: “Taking all together, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?”. Combined question types 10-step numeral life satisfaction and 11-step numeral life satisfaction.
Trend based on happiness as measured with a survey question like: "How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1". Question type 4-step verbal LifeSatisfaction (code 121C). This measure may differ from the measure used in the above ranking of current happiness.
Other measures of happiness used in this nation may produce a different pattern over time. Check the complete overview of distributional findings on happiness in the general public of Italy.
Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Happiness in Italy (IT), World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2014-09-01 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .