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Studies

Deen et al. (2005): study NL 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Deen, N.; Verheggen, P.P.; Wilcke, E.
Title:
Het Geluk van Werkend Nederland 2005. (The Happiness of Working People in the Netherlands in 2005).
Source:
Projectpaper I0164 Motivaction i.o.o.Randstad (Temp Agency), 2005, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
16-64 aged workers, The Netherlands, 2005
Sample:
Probability systematic sample
Respondents:
N = 3202
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Mailed questionnaire

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

To what degree you consider yourself as a happy person?
1  very unhappy
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 very happy
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
happiness
Page in publication:
8
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Satisfaction with stability in private living situation Attitudes to family-life Satisfaction with current work situation Current satisfaction with work Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with health Satisfaction with contact with roommates at work Satisfaction with colleagues Satisfaction with combination work and family-life Satisfaction division of household-work Worries about work Worries about work
Specific worries
Satisfaction with possibility to escape daily life Attitudes to freedom