Findings on happiness in VanCampen (2007): study NL 2003

Author(s)VanCampen, C.
TitleBruto Nationaal Geluk: een Proef op de Som . (Gross National Happiness: a Test.)
SourceSchnabel, P.; Ed.; "Veel Geluk in 2007', SCP, 2007, the Hague, Netherlands, 19 - 23
Public18-65 aged, Netherlands, 2003
Survey nameNot available
 Periodiek Onderzoek Leefsituatie (POLS 2003)
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
 18-65-aged selected from general population
Respondents N =5355
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with the life you currently lead? 5 extraordinary satisfied 4 very satisfied 3 satisfied 2 fairly satisfied 1 not very satisfied
Author's labelGelukkig (Happy)
Page in publication20
RemarksNot reported in this paper, taken from CBS 2006.
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.891.25

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Employement (paid job > 12 hours weekly)E02abCurrent employment status
Permanent physical limitationsH02ab01cPhysical handicap