Findings on happiness in Hoff & Jehoel-Gijsbers (1998): study NL 1982

Publication
Author(s)Hoff, S.J.; Jehoel-Gijsbers, G.
TitleEen Bestaan zonder Baan. (Live without Work).
SourceSociaal Cultureel Planbureau, 1998, Rijswijk, Netherlands
URLhttps://www.scp.nl/Publicaties/Alle_publicaties/Publicaties_1998/Een_bestaan_zonder_baan
Investigation
PublicAdults, in labor force, The Netherlands, 1982-1995
 1982-1995
Survey nameNot available
 LWW 1982 en LWW 1995 LWW: Leefsituatie Werkenden en Werklozen (Situation of living employed and unemployed). Questionnaires 1982-1995.
SampleProbability simple random sample
Respondents N =500
 Estimate, N not reported
Non ResponseNot reported
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
ClassificationO-SLL-c-sq-v-5-d
Author's labelOverall happiness
Page in publication147
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Employment statusE02abCurrent employment status
Employment statusE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
Employment statusE02ab02Unfit for work, also classified as above ↑