Findings on happiness in Elchardus & Smits (2007): study BE 2006

Publication
Author(s)Elchardus, M.; Smits, W.
TitleHet Grootste Geluk.( The Greatest Happiness).
SourceLannooCampus, 2007, Leuven, Belgium
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2006
Collect periodspring
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =4487
Non Response53
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksDetail abour sampling on www.vub.ac.be/TOR
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means 'completely dissatisfied' and 10 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are the higher the number. 0 completely unsatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-g-sq-n-11-a
Page in publication69
RemarksDetail abour sampling on www.vub.ac.be/TOR
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.976.97
Standard deviation1.841.84

Scores in012345678910
%0.70.71.73.13.19.610.224.132.310.83.8