Findings on happiness in Veenhoven (2003b): study ZZ 1995

Author(s)Veenhoven, R.
TitleHedonism and Happiness.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 437 - 557
PublicAdults, general public, 49 nations, mid 1990s
 Argentinia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain, Bulgary, Canada, Chili, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, West Germany, East Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, IsraŽl, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA
 mid 1990s
Survey nameNot available
 Data on happiness: World Database of Happiness, States of Nations
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
 Non probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations
Respondents N =800000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
DrinkingS13ab01Use of alcohol