Wellbeing; safety, 2003-2010

Wellbeing; safety, 2003-2010

Feelings of safety Personal characteristics Periods Happiness Not happy (%) Happiness Happy (%) Satisfaction with life Not satisfied with life (%) Satisfaction with life Satisfied with life (%)
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2003 17 83 16 84
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2004 14 86 16 84
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2005 17 83 15 85
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2006 13 87 16 84
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2007 15 85 16 84
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2008 15 85 15 85
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2009 12 88 17 83
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Western foreign background 2010 15 85 18 82
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2003 28 72 25 75
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2004 28 72 27 73
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2005 28 72 27 73
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2006 22 78 28 72
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2007 25 75 19 81
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2008 23 77 19 81
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2009 22 78 24 76
Total feelings of unsafety Origin: Non-western foreign background 2010 23 77 22 78
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2003 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2004 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2005 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2006 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2009 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2003 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2004 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2005 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2006 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2009 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: often Origin: Non-western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2003 19 81 17 83
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2004 23 77 22 78
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2005 21 79 22 78
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2006 22 78 23 77
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2009 15 85 21 79
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2003 36 64 27 73
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2004 35 65 34 66
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2005 39 61 43 57
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2006 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2009 26 74 21 79
Feelings of unsafety: sometimes Origin: Non-western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2003 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2004 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2005 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2006 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2009 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2003 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2004 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2005 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2006 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2007 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2008 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2009 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: rarely Origin: Non-western foreign background 2010 . . . .
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2003 14 86 13 87
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2004 12 88 14 86
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2005 15 85 12 88
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2006 11 89 14 86
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2007 14 86 14 86
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2008 13 87 12 88
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2009 11 89 14 86
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Western foreign background 2010 12 88 13 87
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2003 24 76 22 78
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2004 24 76 25 75
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2005 26 74 22 78
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2006 20 80 25 75
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2007 21 79 16 84
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2008 20 80 17 83
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2009 19 81 24 76
Feelings of unsafety: never Origin: Non-western foreign background 2010 20 80 19 81
Source: CBS.
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Table description


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 applicable.

Description topics

Happiness
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?’.
Happy
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?’.