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Correlational findings

Study Duffy (2004): study GB 2000

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2000
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 8952
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Current house owned or rented
Our Classification
Operationalization
a Own outright         
b Buying on a mortgage
c Council renter     
d RSL renter         
e Private renter

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e D% = + Composition of 2% Most Happy (N=180) and
2% Least Happy (N=180) in terms of house-ownership

           2% Most happy  2% Least happy  Dif.
Own outright    72          11           +61%
Buying on a
mortgage         8          17            -9%
Council renter  12          48           -36%  
RSL renter       2          15           -13%
Private renter   4           6            -2%