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Studies

Boelhouwer (2002): study NL 1997

Publication

Author(s):
Boelhouwer, J.
Title:
Social Indicators and Living Conditions in the Netherlands.
Source:
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 60, 89 - 113

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 1997
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 3500
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question

To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person....?
5  very happy
4  happy
3  neither happy nor unhappy
2  not very happy
1  unhappy
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
100

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Living conditions Current resources Subjective health Self-perceived health Year the dwelling was build Type of current dwelling Vacation abroad Traveling
International life style
Ownership of a public transport season ticket Public transportation
Specific possessions
Modes of travel