Findings on happiness in Castellacci & Schwabe (2018): study ZZ EU 27 2010

Author(s)Castellacci, F.; Schwabe, H.
TitleInternet Use and the U-shaped Relationship Between Age and Well-being.
SourceWorking Paper, 2018, Nr. 0215, TIK Centre, University of Oslo, Norway
Public15+ aged, general public, 27 EU nations, 2010-2013
Collect period2010
Last collect period2013
Survey nameEU-Eurobarometer combined waves
 Years 2010-2013
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
 Pooled samples 2010-2013
Respondents N =100000
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead? 4 very satisfied 3 fairly satisfied 2 not very satisfied 1 not at all satisfied - Don't know
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication8
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.82

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
Ageshow  Current age (in years)
Gendershow  Sex (male vs female)
Internet useshow  Access to internet
Internet useshow  Time on internet, also classified as above ↑
Internet useshow  Time spend on internet, also classified as above ↑