Caribbean Netherlands; Welfare, personal characteristics

Caribbean Netherlands; Welfare, personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Accuracy Caribbean Netherlands Periods Happiness Happiness score (average score) Happiness Unhappy (%) Happiness Not happy, not unhappy (%) Happiness Happy (%) Satisfaction with life Score satisfaction with life (average score) Satisfaction with life Dissatisfied (%) Satisfaction with life Not satisfied, not dissatisfied (%) Satisfaction with life Satisfied (%)
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2013 8.0 2.5 10.8 86.8 7.7 4.2 14.6 81.2
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2017/2018 8.1 1.6 8.7 89.7 8.0 1.6 10.3 88.1
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2013 8.0 2.0 10.9 87.0 7.7 4.1 15.6 80.3
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2017/2018 8.1 1.5 9.2 89.3 8.0 1.5 9.8 88.7
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2013 8.0 5.8 8.5 85.7 7.8 5.3 10.0 84.6
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2017/2018 8.0 1.8 8.7 89.5 7.9 . 13.5 85.2
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2013 8.0 . 13.7 86.3 7.9 3.2 14.4 82.4
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2017/2018 8.3 1.6 6.8 91.7 8.2 2.4 7.5 90.1
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides data on happiness and satisfaction with life of the population of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 years and older in private households. Breakdowns by sex, age and level of education are presented. These aspects are shown for the Caribbean Netherlands and also for the islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba separately.
The research is a sample survey. This means that the figures shown are estimates for which reliability margins apply. These margins are also included in the table.
The Omnibus survey was carried out for the first time on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in 2013 during the month of June and the first week of July. For the second time the Omnibus survey was carried out on Bonaire during the months of October and November 2017, and on Saba and St. Eustatius in the period January to March 2018.

Data available from: 2013

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 4 April 2019
None, this is a new table.

When will new figures be published?
New data will be published every four years.

Description topics

Happiness
Respondents were asked: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how happy you consider yourself to be? 1 is very unhappy and 10 is very happy.
Happiness score
Respondents were asked: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how happy you consider yourself to be? 1 is very unhappy and 10 is very happy. The average score of the respondents is presented.
Unhappy
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score between 1 to 4 to the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how happy you consider yourself to be? 1 is very unhappy and 10 is very happy.
Not happy, not unhappy
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score of 5 or 6 to the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how happy you consider yourself to be? 1 is very unhappy and 10 is very happy.
Happy
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score between 7 to 10 to the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how happy you consider yourself to be? 1 is very unhappy and 10 is very happy.
Satisfaction with life
Respondents were asked: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how satisfied you are with the following issues? How satisfied are you with your life these days? 1 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.
Score satisfaction with life
The average score respondents gave to the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how satisfied you are with the following issues? How satisfied are you with your life these days? 1 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.
Dissatisfied
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score between 1 to 4 to the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how satisfied you are with the following issues? How satisfied are you with your life these days? 1 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.
Not satisfied, not dissatisfied
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score of 5 or 6 the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how satisfied you are with the following issues? How satisfied are you with your life these days? 1 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.
Satisfied
The percentage of the respondents that gave a score between 7 to 10 the question: On a scale of 1 to 10, can you tell me how satisfied you are with the following issues? How satisfied are you with your life these days? 1 is completely dissatisfied and 10 is completely satisfied.