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Studies

Ouweneel & Veenhoven (2018): study NL Rotterdam 1997

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:
13+ aged, general public, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1997-2009.
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 21091
Non Response:
67%
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
Remarks:
Average Mean in 2009.
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 Happiness in Rotterdam 1997-2009 Trend happiness in employment categories
Trend average happiness in cities/regions
Happiness in districts of Rotterdam Region in Netherlands
LOCAL: GEOGRAPHY
Ethnicity in Rotterdam Ethnic status in the Netherlands Deprivation level Social probems in vinicity Work Current occupation Health Self-perceived health Income Household income Education Level of school-education Length of residence in the neighborhood Length of residence Ethnicity in Rotterdam Migration generation
Ethnic status in the Netherlands
Unemployment Unemployment in nation Household size Number of persons in household