Findings on happiness in Boelhouwer (2014): study NL 2012

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, 2012
Collect periodcontinuous
Survey nameNL-SLI 2012
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question 'Taken all together, how satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? Please indicate on this scale. 10 means that you are completely satisfied and 1 means that you are completely dissatisfied.' 10 completely satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 completely dissatisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation