Findings on happiness in Nettle (2005b): study GB 2000

Publication
Author(s)Nettle, D.
TitleSocio-Economic Status and Subjective Well-Being.
SourcePaper 2005, New Castle University, UK.
URLhttps://worlddatabaseofhappiness-archive.eur.nl/hap_bib/freetexts/nettle_d_2005.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Great Britain, 2000
Collect period9
Survey nameNot available
 2000, National Child Development Study (NCDS), sweep 6
SampleNon-probability purposive sample
Respondents N =11419
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Overall, how do you feel your life has turned out so far? 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
ClassificationO-V-h-sq-n-11-a
Author's labelSubjective Well-Being
Page in publication3
RemarksN=11269
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.427.42
Standard deviation1.721.72


Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Incomeshow  Personal income
Malaise inventoryshow  Scores on symptom inventories
Personal controlshow  Inner locus of control
Social-Economic Statusshow  'Objective' socio-economic status