Findings on happiness in Balestra et al. (2018): study ZZ OECD member states 2017

Publication
Author(s)Balestra, C.; Boarini, R.; Tosetto, E.
TitleWhat Matters Most to People? Evidence from the OECD Better Life Index Usrs' Responses.
SourceSocial Indicators research, 2018, Vol. 136, 907 - 930.
URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-016-1538-4
Investigation
Public18+ aged, visitors OECD website, 2011-2017
Collect period2011
Last collect period2017
 Pooled waves
Survey nameNot available
 OECD Survey
SampleNon-probability self-selected
Respondents N =4100
 Of the total sample of 88.000 respondents a selection of 4100 respondents completed the extended questionnaire.
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 0 not satisfied at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 most satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cd
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication929
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsE01ad01Concern about education
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsH22ae01Concern about housing, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsH14af01Concerns about health, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsI01af01Concerns about income, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsW05acCurrent motivation to work, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsP11abCurrent preferences, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsC09ab02Specific concerns, also classified as above ↑
Preference for 11 well-being dimensionsH11acValuation of happiness, also classified as above ↑