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Studies

DeJonge & Wingen (2011): study NL 2008 /1

Publication

Author(s):
DeJonge, T.; Wingen, M.
Title:
Notes of Statistics Netherlands on Happiness and Satisfaction with Life Data.
Source:
Statistics netherlands, personal communication, November 2011

Investigation

Public:
Survey name:
NL-FS 2008
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 7808
Non Response:
0
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
Page in publication:
4
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.7%,   2: 2.3%,   3: 6.7%,   4: 65.4%,   5: 24.9%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.11 7.58
SD:
0.68 1.30