Findings on happiness in Antonides (2004): study NL 2004

Publication
Author(s)Antonides, G.
TitleMinder Geld, Minder Gelukkig? (Less Money, Less Happier?)
SourceResearch Report in order of NIBUD, 2004, Wageningen University, Netherlands
URLHTTP://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/antonides_g_2004.pdf
Investigation
PublicPeople with income setback in past 2 years, The Netherlands, 2004
 Participants in a survey who indicated that they had experienced an involuntary setback in their income during the past two years
Survey nameUnnamed study
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
 Volunteers recruited using calls in a newspaper and on the website of a buget advice organization
Respondents N =808
Non ResponseNot available
 Of about 1200 forms 808 were correctly completed
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
 Mailed questionnaire
General remarksData on satisfaction with life as a whole are not in the report, but were provided by the investigator
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Please indicate in a school mark (0-10) how happy you are with your life as a whole at this moment 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Preceded by nine questions on happiness with life domains, such as job, financial situation and health
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-kb
Author's labelLeven als geheel
Page in publication15
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.507.50
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Information gathered consequences drop incomeI01aa02fAttitude to change in income
Information gathered consequences drop incomeI01af01Concerns about income, also classified as above ↑
Information gathered consequences drop incomeP08aaPlanning career, also classified as above ↑
Judgement of personal actual incomeI01acSufficiency of current income
Looking back done enough to deal new financial situationI01aa02fAttitude to change in income
Looking back done enough to deal new financial situationI01af01Concerns about income, also classified as above ↑
Looking back done enough to deal new financial situationP08aaPlanning career, also classified as above ↑
Prepared for drop in incomeI01aa02fAttitude to change in income
Prepared for drop in incomeI01af01Concerns about income, also classified as above ↑
Prepared for drop in incomeP08aaPlanning career, also classified as above ↑