Correlational findings

Study Pichler (2009): study ZZ Europe 2004

Employed in paid work, 26 European nations, 2004-05
N = 16860
Non Response:
not reported
Interview: face-to-face


Authors's label
Work-Life Balance (WLB)
Our Classification
Selfreport on 5 questions:
Using this card, how often do you …
a: feel too tired after work to enjoy the things you would like to do at home
b: find that your job prevents you from giving the time you want to your partner or family.
How often do you …
c: find that your partner or family gets fed up with the pressure of your job ('fed up')
d: find it difficult to concentrate on work because of your family responsabilities 'concentrate'.

Rated on a 5-point numerical scale (1=never to 5=always)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd r = -.15 p < .01 O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-cd rs = -.15 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a r = -.15 p < .01 O-HL-u-sq-n-11-a rs = -.14 p < .01