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Studies

VanCampen (2007): study NL 2003

Publication

Author(s):
VanCampen, C.
Title:
Bruto Nationaal Geluk: een Proef op de Som . (Gross National Happiness: a Test.)
Source:
Schnabel, P.; Ed.; "Veel Geluk in 2007', SCP, 2007, the Hague, Netherlands, 19 - 23

Investigation

Public:
18-65 aged, Netherlands, 2003
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 5355
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead?
5  extraordinary satisfied
4  very satisfied
3  satisfied
2  fairly satisfied
1  not very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's label:
Gelukkig (Happy)
Remarks:
Not reported in this paper, taken from CBS 2006.
Page in publication:
20
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4%,   2: 9%,   3: 46%,   4: 34%,   5: 8%   (total 101%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.33 8.48
SD:
0.89 1.25

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Employement (paid job > 12 hours weekly) Current employment status Permanent physical limitations Physical handicap