Findings on happiness in Senasu & Singhapakdi (2014): study TH 2012

Author(s)Senasu, K.; Singhapakdi, A.
TitleHappiness in Thailand: The Effects of Family, Health and Job Satisfaction, and the Moderating Role of Gender.
SourceJICA Research Institute, 2014, Working Paper No. 76, 1 - 30
Public15-70 aged employed,Thailand, 2012
 Employment: 49.7% full-time, 2.5% part-time, 47.8% self- employed Gender: 52.1% male,47.9% female Age: 15-24 years old 11.9%, 25-34 years old 23%, 35-44 years old 25%, 45-54 years old 22.3%, 55-70 years old 17.8 %
Survey nameUnnamed study
 Questionnaire developed by Japan International Cooperation Agency
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Part of the sampling was done by simple random sampling, the other part was by multi-stage stratified sampling.
Respondents N =799
 799 employed were selected from 1004 general population sample
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question How satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 10 completely satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 not at all satisfied
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication11
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.751.75

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
Family satisfactionF03ac03Satisfaction with close adult relatives
Health satisfactionH14af04Satisfaction with health
IncomeI01ab03Household income
Job satisfactionW05ad01Satisfaction with work-as-a-whole
RegionR07ab01aSatisfaction in region