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Studies

Veenhoven (2003b): study ZZ Western Europe 1996

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Hedonism and Happiness.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 437 - 557

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 8 European nations, 1996
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 10000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport 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

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Enjoyment of mundane pleasures Attitudes to one's life-style
Hedonic values in nation
Actual value-climate