Findings on happiness in Henkens & Bronsema (2000): study NL 1992

Author(s)Henkens, K.; Bronsema, H.
TitleArbeiden Welbevinden. Oudere Werklozen, Arbeidsongeschikten, Werkenden en Vutters Vergeleken. (Work and Well-Being. Comparison between Older Unemployed, Disabled Employers, Employers and Early Retired Workers.)
SourceDemos, 2000, May, 37 - 39
Public55-65 years old,
 11 urban and rural localities in different parts of the country
Survey nameNot available
 Housing Quality Survey ( WBO 1998) as part of the Periodical Research on Living Situation (POLS) of the Statistics Netherlands (CBS)
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =0
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Lead item not reported. 1 unhappy 2 not very happy 3 not happy, not unhappy 4 happy 5 very happy - DK - NA
Author's labelWell-Being
Page in publication37
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Position on labour maketE02abCurrent employment status
Position on labour maketR14abCurrent status: retired or not, also classified as above ↑
Position on labour maketE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Position on labour maketE02ab02Unfit for work, also classified as above ↑