Findings on happiness in Healy (2005): study IE 2002

Author(s)Healy, T.
TitleIn Each Other's Shadow. What Has Been the Impact of Human and Social Capital on Life Satisfaction in Ireland?
SourceThesis, National University of Ireland, 2005, Dublin, Ireland
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2002
Survey nameNot available
 National Economic and Social Forum (NESF) Survey
SampleProbability stratified sample
 Sample weighted on age, gelder household size and county of residence
Respondents N =0
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 0 very dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.541.54

Scores in012345678910

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Age categoryshow  Current age (in years)
educational completionshow  Level of school-education
employment statusshow  Current employment status
employment statusshow  Current status: retired or not, also classified as above ↑
employment statusshow  Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑
employment statusshow  Involved in schooling or not, also classified as above ↑
employment statusshow  Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Gendershow  Sex (male vs female)
income (net weekly)show  Current income level (unspecified)
Marital statusshow  Married state (compared to non-married states)
owner-occupiershow  House owned or rented
religiosityshow  Participation in church
residential locationshow  Community size
residential locationshow  Region in Irerland, also classified as above ↑