Findings on happiness in Saris et al. (1996): study NL 1991

Publication
Author(s)Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
SourceEötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1991
Survey nameIRMCS
SampleNot available
WeightingN
Respondents N =1599
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: 'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?" 0 completely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean8.278.27
Standard deviation1.271.27

Scores in012345678910
%0.20.10.10.30.12.52.612.841.722.317.4

Full textSelfreport on single question: "How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number." 0 completely unsatisfied 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 100On range 0 - 10
Mean8.127.91
Standard deviation1.711.90

Scores in0123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536373839404142434445464748495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
%3.10.00.00.71.93.310.736.828.415.50.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? 5 completely satisfied 4 satisfied 3 unsatisfied nor satisfied 2 unsatisfied 1 completely unsatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-v-5-c
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean4.027.40
Standard deviation0.571.20

Scores in12345
%0.40.99.973.715.1