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Correlational findings

Study Dekker & DeHart (2007): study NL 2006

Public:
16+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 159439
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Correlate

Authors's label
Household Income
Our Classification
Operationalization
Household income (question/scale?)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.24 p < .05 Individual happiness by individual household income. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.32 p < .05 Average happiness in zipcode areas by average household income in zipcode areas.

Figure 1 shows relationship between average happiness (vertically) and average wealth (horizontally) in 25% rich zipcode areas; 25% poor zipcode areas and all zipcode areas.
O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.40 p < .05 Average happiness in communities by average household income in communities. O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a r = +.28 p < .05 Average happiness in provinces by average household income in provinces.