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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (2005d): study ZZ EU 14 1970

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 14 member states, 1973-2001
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 374000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Trend in life-satisfaction
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on single question:
On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b DM = + Northern EU nations: stable level, slight decline of dispersion in happiness

Southern EU countries: rising level, strong decline of dispersion in happiness