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Studies

Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL 2003

Publication

Author(s):
Ouweneel, P.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Happiness in Rotterdam an Analysis of 7 City Surveys
Source:
International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, 2018, Vol. 6, 82-100

Investigation

Public:
Adult, general public, Netherlands, 1997-2009.
Survey name:
NL-POLS 1997-2009
Sample:
Sampling not reported
Respondents:
N = 12000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how happy would you say you are?
1  not happy at all
2  not too happy
3  happy
4  very happy
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-ab
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
84,85
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.3%,   2: 10%,   3: 64.4%,   4: 24.4%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.12 7.19
SD:
0.62 1.60

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Mean happiness different cities and the Netherlands Region in Netherlands