Findings on happiness in Campbell & Porquet (2014): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Publication
Author(s)Campbell, D.; Porquet, R. M. G.
TitleWell-Being and the labour Market from a Global View: It's not Just the Money
SourceGlatzer, W.; Camfield, L.; Moller, V.; Rojas, M.; Eds.: "Global Handbook of Quality of Life" , Springer Science+Buisiness Media, 2014, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 351 - 379
DOIdoi: 10.1007/978-017-9178-6_15
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, 27 EU nations, 2010
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer 74
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =26723
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not very satisfied 1 not at all satisfied - Don't know
ClassificationO-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication354,363
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days? 0 dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication358
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: Here is ladder representing the 'ladder of life'. Let's suppose the top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you; and the bottom, the worst possible life for you. On which step of the ladder do you feel you personally stand at the present time? 10 best possible 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 worst possible life This question was followed (not preceded) by items on life 5 years ago and 5 years from now.
ClassificationC-BW-c-sq-l-11-c
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication369
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
% GDP Growthshow  Change GDP in nation: economic growth/decline
Collective bargaining coverageshow  Collective wage bargening in nation
Decent work indexshow  Socio-economic regime in the nation
Decent work indexshow  Work conditions in nation, also classified as above ↑
Gender inequalityshow  Gender inequality (women emancipation) in nation
Income inequalityshow  Income inequality in nation
National incomeshow  Gnp per capita (raw)
National unemployment ratesshow  Unemployment in nation
UNDP Human development index (minus income)show  Modernity of nation
Unemployment vs. low pay workshow  Current income level (unspecified)
Unemployment vs. low pay workshow  Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑