|Feelings of safety||Periods||Happiness Not happy (%)||Happiness Happy (%)||Satisfaction with life Not satisfied with life (%)||Satisfaction with life Satisfied with life (%)|
|Total feelings of unsafety||2003||13||87||13||87|
|Total feelings of unsafety||2006||12||88||13||87|
|Total feelings of unsafety||2009||11||89||13||87|
|Feelings of unsafety: often||2003||34||66||34||66|
|Feelings of unsafety: often||2006||40||60||42||58|
|Feelings of unsafety: often||2009||31||69||36||64|
|Feelings of unsafety: sometimes||2003||16||84||17||83|
|Feelings of unsafety: sometimes||2006||17||83||20||80|
|Feelings of unsafety: sometimes||2009||17||83||18||82|
|Feelings of unsafety: rarely||2003||12||88||15||85|
|Feelings of unsafety: rarely||2006||13||87||18||82|
|Feelings of unsafety: rarely||2009||9||91||11||89|
|Feelings of unsafety: never||2003||11||89||12||88|
|Feelings of unsafety: never||2006||10||90||11||89|
|Feelings of unsafety: never||2009||9||91||10||90|
This table contains information on the wellbeing of the Dutch population aged 18 years and older in terms of happiness and satisfaction with life. These subjects are broken down by experienced feelings of unsafety. The data are also broken down by personal characteristics, that is gender, age and origin. The data are based on the Health Interview Survey (POLS, 2003-2009) and the Volunteer Work and Social Coherence module (V&S, 2010).
Data available from 2003 till 2012.
Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definite.
Changes as of 17 December 2014:
This table has been discontinued.
When will new figures be published?
- Not happy
- Share of the population who responded ‘not happy, not unhappy’, ‘not very happy’ or ‘unhappy’ to the question ‘To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person?’.
- Share of the population who responded ‘happy’ or ‘very happy’ to the question ‘To what extent do you consider yourself a happy person?’.
- Satisfaction with life
- Not satisfied with life
- Share of the population who responded ‘fairly satisfied’ or ‘not very satisfied’ to the question ‘To what extent are you satisfied with the life you’re currently living?’.
- Satisfied with life
- Share of the population that responded ‘satisfied’, ‘very satisfied’ or ‘exceptionally satisfied’ to the question ‘to what extent are you satisfied with the life you’re currently living?’.