Findings on happiness in Boelhouwer (2014): study NL 2008

Author(s)Boelhouwer, J.
TitleKwaliteit van Leven: Leefsituatie en Geluk. (Quality of Life: State of Living and Happiness).
SourceBijl, R.;Boelhouwer, J.;et al: Eds.: ''De Sociale Staat van Nederland. 2014'', Social Cultural Planning Office, 2014, The Hague, Netherlands, 279 - 304
Public12+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2008
Collect periodcontinuous
Survey nameNL-POLS 2008
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not very happy 1 unhappy
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.681.30

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