Findings on happiness in Ouweneel (1987): study ZZ EU 9 1975

Author(s)Ouweneel, P.
TitleGeluk volgt Welvaart. (Happiness Follows Welfare).
SourceEconomische Statistische Berichten, 1987, nr. 3622, 840 - 842
PublicAdults, general public, EU 9 member states, 1975-1986
 Belgium, Denmark, West-Germany, United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands
Survey nameNot available
 Eurobarometer, 1986, nr. 25, 2-7
SampleMixed samples
 Non probability sample of nations, probability samples within nations.
Respondents N =9000
 9 countries, N= about 1000 per nation per year
Non Responsen.a.
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not very satisfied 1 not at all satisfied - Don't know
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication841
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Relations between fluctuations in GNP and happinessN04aa02gEconomic growth/decline in nation