Findings on happiness in Castellacci & Schwabe (2018): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Author(s)Castellacci, F.; Schwabe, H.
TitleInternet Use and the U-shaped Relationship Between Age and Well-being.
SourceWorking Paper, 2018, Nr. 0215, TIK Centre, University of Oslo, Norway
Public15+ aged, general public, 27 EU nations, 2010-2013
Collect period2010
Last collect period2013
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer combined waves
 Years 2010-2013
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Pooled samples 2010-2013
Respondents N =100000
Non ResponseNot available
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 publication8
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.82

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Internet useI04ab02Access to internet
Internet useA02ac04Internet use, also classified as above ↑
Internet useI04ab03aTime on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet useT01ad04Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑