Findings on happiness in Senik (2011): study BE 2002

Publication
Author(s)Senik, C.
TitleThe French Unhappiness Puzzle: The Cultural Dimension of Happiness.
SourceWorking Paper No. 2011 - 34, Paris School of Economics, 2011, Paris, France
URLhttp://ideas.repec.org/p/cpm/docweb/1113.html
Investigation
Public15+ aged general public, Belgium, 2002-2009
Last assesment2009
Survey nameEU-ESS 1-4: 2002-2009
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
 Pooled samples waves 1-4
Respondents N =4831
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication9
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
DivorcedM02ab01bVs divorced
GenderG01aaSexe (male vs female)
Language spoken at homeL01abCurrent language
Language spoken at homeI05aa05Language of the interview, also classified as above ↑
Log household incomeI01ab02Household income
MarriedM02aa01Married vs never married
RegionsR01ab05Region in Belgium
UnemployedE02ab03Unemployed involuntary
WidowedM02ab01aVs widowed