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Studies

Veenhoven (1993b): study ZZ Western Europe 1980 /5

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Happiness in Nations.
Source:
Studies in Socio-Cultural Transformation, nr. 2, RISBO, 1993, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public
Adults, general public, 10 European nations, circa 1980
Sample
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents
N = 10000
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Level of happiness (1-4)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Moral apreciation of happiness Hedonic values in nation
VALUES: CLIMATE (current values in environment)
Value-individualism Individualism/collectivism in nation