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Boelhouwer (2021): study NL 2019

Publication

Author(s):
Boelhouwer, J.
Title:
Geluk en levenstevredenheid in Nederland 2014-2019 (Happiness and life satisfaction in the Netherlands 2014-2019)
Source:
Personal communication

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged general public, Netherlands, 2019
Survey name:
NL-SLI 2019
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1173
Non Response:
10%
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.1%,   2: 1.7%,   3: 14.7%,   4: 65.8%,   5: 17.8%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.99 7.08
SD:
0.63 1.28
Full text:
Self report on single question

'Taken all together, how satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? Please indicate on this scale. 10 means that you are completely satisfied and 1 means that you are completely dissatisfied.'
10  completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1   completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-n-10-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.2%,   2: 0.1%,   3: 0.5%,   4: 0.8%,   5: 1.7%,   6: 5.6%,   7: 20.4%,   8: 42.5%,   9: 19.2%,   10: 9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.93 7.70
SD:
1.23 1.37