Findings on happiness in Simon et al. (2007): study NL 2006

Author(s)Simon, C.; Steenbekkers, H.M.; Vermeij, L.
TitleIn de Stad moet je Googelen om Groen te zien. (Why People are Happier in the Country than in Cities).
SourceSchnabel,P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", SCP, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 66 - 71
Public21+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Collect period7-10
Survey nameNot available
 Thuis op het platteland, p. 362, SCP, 2006.
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =140
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Since 1998 CAPI.
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
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publication362
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
rural versus urban dwellingL13ab02bRural vs urban dwelling