Findings on happiness in Jones (2002): study CA 2000

Author(s)Jones, F.
TitleSatisfaction with Life in Canada.
SourceReligious Commitment Note 02 - 09, Christian Commitment Research Institute, 2002, Canada
Public15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1997, 2000
 Correlates based on pooled data 1997+2000
Survey nameNot available
 Statistics Canada's 1997 and 2000 National Survey of giving, volunteering and participating,. Supplement to the national Labour Force Survey Data 1997 also reported in JONES 2002A1
SampleProbability cluster sample
Respondents N =14000
Non Response6%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question; How satisfied are you with your life in general? 4 very satisfied 3 somewhat satisfied 2 somewhat dissatisfied 1 very dissatisfied - no opinion - not stated
Author's labelSatisfaction with life
Page in publication1
DKNA %6.2
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.672.22

Scores in1234

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
ageshow  Age difference among elderly
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
church attendanceshow  Participation in church
divorcedshow  Vs divorced
faith communityshow  Christian orthodoxy
faith communityshow  Church-member or not, also classified as above ↑
faith communityshow  Current religious denomination, also classified as above ↑
marriedshow  Married vs never married
men, womenshow  Sex (male vs female)
widowedshow  Vs widowed