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Studies

Veenhoven (2004b): study ZZ 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Veenhoven, R.
Title:
Veiligheid en Geluk. (Safety and Happiness).
Source:
Muller, E.R.; Ed.: "Veiligheid Studies over Inhoud, Organisatie en Maatregelen", Kluwer, 2004, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 153 - 185

Investigation

Public:
Adults, general public, 65 nations, 1995 and 1997
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 90000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Purchasing power Purchasing power (`real' GNP pc) Effective civil rights Political freedom in nation
Human-rights protection in nation
Absence of corruption Corruption in nation Murder rate Crime on nation Economic Freedom Socio-economic regime in the nation
Economic freedom in nation
Political freedom NATION: POLITICAL SYSTEM
Political freedom in nation
Private freedom Private freedom in nations Income equality Income inequality in nation Gender equality Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation Participation in voluntary associations Social cohesion in nation Preference for participative leadership Social values Percentage of immigrants in population) Population composition in nation Tolerance of minorities Attitudes to social relations in the nation
Attitudes to ethnic relations in nation
Education Public education in nation
Literacy in nation
Informatization Informatization in nation Urbanization Urbanization Llthal accidents Lethal accidents in nation Social Security Social security in nation Crisis ERA (temporal period)