Findings on happiness in Borooah (2006): study GB Northern Ireland 2002

Author(s)Borooah, V.K.
TitleWhat Makes People Happy? Some Evidence from Northern Ireland.
SourceJournal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 7, 427 - 465
PublicAdult general public, Northern Ireland, 2002
Collect periodJune 2002
Last collect periodJanuary 2003
Survey nameNot available
 Poverty and Social Exclusion in Northern Ireland Survey (PSENI)
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =3039
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How did you feel during the last month? . Were you a happy person? 6: all the time 5: most of the time 4: a good bit of the time 3: some of the time 2: a little of the time 1: none of the time Last item ina series of questions on self and life
Page in publication431-432
Remarks6=5: 64%,4=#: 30%, 2=!: 6%
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Owner-occupier: no mortgage and mortgageP12ab03Debts