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Studies

DeWit (2006): study NL 2006

Publication

Author(s):
DeWit, L.
Title:
Geld Maakt Gelukkiger dan Kinderen of Gezondheid. (Money Makes Happier then Children or Health).
Source:
Press release online Survey "Geluksmonitor", Trendbox, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 2006
Survey name:
NL-GeluksWijzer
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 500
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

To what extend do you consider yourself te be happy? I am..
5  very happy
4  fairly happy
3  sometimes happy, sometimes not
2  not too happy
1  not happy at all
Classification:
O-HP-u-sq-v-5-f
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1%,   2: 2%,   3: 24%,   4: 49%,   5: 24%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.93 6.73
SD:
0.80 1.65