### Correlational finding on Happiness and Household income Subject code: I01ab03

 Study Halman et al. (1987): study GB Northern Ireland 1981 /1 Title Traditie, Secularisatie en Individualisering. (Tradition, Secularization and Individualisation- a Study into the Values of the Dutch within a European Context Source Tilburg University Press, 1987, Tilburg, Netherlands Public 18+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland, 1981 Sample Probability multistage stratified area sample Non-Response Respondents N = 312

 Correlate Author's label Family Income Page in Source 369 Our classification Household income , code I01ab03 Operationalization ```Direct question: "Now we're talking about the total family income, before taxes, premiums and so on are paid. Your answer will be kept secret. Which number on this card corresponds best with your total family income?" 1 NLG <12000-39999 (low) 2 NLG 40000-50999 (middle) 3 > NLG 51000 (high) ```

 Observed Relation with Happiness HappinessMeasure Statistics Elaboration/Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a r=+.06 ns O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa r=+.12 p < .05

Appendix 1: Happiness measures used
 Code Full Text O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a Selfreport on single question:Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy. O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa Selfreport on single question:All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?1 dissatisfied2345678910 satisfied

Appendix 2: Statistics used
 Symbol Explanation r PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT (Also "Pearson's correlation coefficient' or simply 'correlation coefficient')Type: test statistic.Measurement level: Correlate: metric, Happiness: metricRange: [-1; +1]Meaning:r = 0 « no correlation ,r = 1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with high happiness values, andr = -1 « perfect correlation, where high correlate values correspond with low happiness values.
Source:
Ruut Veenhoven, World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
https://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl