Findings on happiness in ~McKinsey & Company (2006): study NL 2006

Author(s)~McKinsey & Company, (
SourceMcKinsey & Company, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Public16-69 aged, Netherland, 2006.
Survey nameNot available
SampleNon-probability accidental sample
 Internet questionnaire. Respondents also recruited with advertisements on television and radio and by call on letters and e-mail.
Respondents N =170000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: web
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together in your life, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are ....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 unhappy 1 very unhappy
Remarks10% unhappy, 66% happy.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Country of birthE04ab03lEthnic status in the Netherlands
Current ageA04ab01Young versus old
Level of educationE01ab02Level of school-education