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Wilcke et al. (2007): study NL 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Wilcke, E.; Ruysenaars, W.; VanDerLinden, C.; Verheggen, P.P.
Title:
Het Geluk van Werkend Nederland 2007. (The Happiness of Working People in the Netherlands in 2007).
Source:
Projectpaper K0338, Motivaction i.o.o. Randstad (Temp Agency), 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Working people, the Netherlands, 2005
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Semi-probability sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Here is a picture of a ladder. Suppose we say that the top of the ladder (10) represents the best possible life for you and the bottom (1) represents the worst possible life for you.  Where on the ladder do you feel personally stand at the present time?
[ 10 ]  best possible life for you
[   9 ]
[   8 ]
[   7 ]
[   6 ]
[   5 ]
[   4 ]
[   3 ]
[   2 ]
[   1 ]  worst possible life for you

Name: Cantril's self anchoring ladder rating of life (adapted version)
Classification:
C-BW-c-sq-l-10-b
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.10