Findings on happiness in DeBeer (2002): study NL 1998

Author(s)DeBeer, P.T.
TitleDruk, Druk .... Geluk? (Busy, Busy .....Happiness?).
SourceEssay, Social Cultural Planning Office, 2002, The Haque, Netherlands
PublicEmployed, the Netherlands, 1998
Survey nameNot available
 POLS 1998, CBS (Statistics Netherlands), adjustment by SCP (Social and Cultural Planning Office of the Netherlands).
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
 In the first step municipalities were selected, then persons in the second step. Finally the employed were selected from this general population sample
Respondents N =3239
Non Response4
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: To what extend do you consider yourself a happy person....? 5 very happy 4 happy 3 neutral 2 not very happy 1 unhappy
Author's labelHappiness (geluk)
Page in publication1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Work paceshow  Perceived time-pressure
Work paceshow  Time-pressure at work, also classified as above ↑
Work under high time pressureshow  Perceived time-pressure
Work under high time pressureshow  Time-pressure at work, also classified as above ↑