- 18+ aged, general public, 27 EU member states, 2003
- N = 400000
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Living situation
- Our Classification
- a. living alone
b. living together
c. no support in case of emergencies
d. little contact with friends and neighbours
Observed Relation with Happiness
NO SUPPORT IN CASE OF EMERGENCIES (VERSUS LIVING ALONE)
LITTLE CONTACT WITH FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS (VERSUS LIVING ALONE)
B's controlled for education, employement status and health situation.
Social-democratic nations: Danmark, Finland, Netherlands, Sweden.
Continental nations: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg.
Liberal nations: UK and Ireland.
Mediterranean nations: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Spain, Portugal.
Post-communist nations: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slowak Republic, Slovenia.