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Correlational findings

Study Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL Rotterdam 1997

Public:
13+ aged, general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997-2009.
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 21091
Non Response:
67%
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Work
Our Classification
Operationalization
a knowledge intensive work
b education, welfare and health care
c creative or communicative work
d service oriented work
e supportive work
f blue collar work

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab DM = +/-                                 difference from
                                average citizen
Knowledge intensive work       M = 3,23   +0.11
Education, welfare and health care
                               M = 3,17   +0.05
Creative or Communicative work M = 3,17   +0.05
Service oriented work          m = 3,15   +0.03
Supportive work                M = 3,13   +0.01
Average citizen                M = 3,12   
Blue collar work               M = 3,08   -0.04