Findings on happiness in Landiyanto et al. (2010): study ID 2007

Author(s)Landiyanto, E.A.; Ling, J.; Puspitasari, M.
TitleWealth and Happiness: Empirical Evidence from Indonesia.
SourceWorking Paper, 2010, 1 - 19, Mahidol University, Thailand
Public15+ aged, general public, Indonesia, 2007
Last assesment2008
Survey nameID-ILFS-4
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =29013
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Would you say your life at the moment is ....? 1 very unhappy 2 unhappy 3 happy 4 very happy - don't know
Author's labelHappy
Page in publication17
RemarksData collapsed to 1 happy (3+4) 0 not happy (1+2) +/- 90% of respondents feel happy
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
AssetP12ab01Total wealth
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
ExpendituresC10ab02aAbsolute level
HealthH14ab02aGlobal health rating
MarriageM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
SexeG01aaSex (male vs female)