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Boelhouwer (2021): study NL 2019

Publication

Author(s):
Boelhouwer, J.
Title:
Geluk en levenstevredenheid in Nederland 2014-2019 (Happiness and lifesatisfaction 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:
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
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:
Selfreport 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