Working conditions making employees happy in the Netherlands 2017

This statistic displays the working conditions making employees happy in the Netherlands in 2017. When asked what conditions decide whether they are happy at work, roughly 25 percent of the respondents replied that the most important working condition for them was a good work-life balance. On the other hand, nearly 40 percent of the participants did not mention this as one of the three most important conditions making them happy at work.

What conditions decide whether you are happy at work?*

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Release date

February 2018



Survey time period

July 24, 2017 to August 23, 2017

Number of respondents

1,420 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Wat bepaalt of jij gelukkig bent in je werk? Volgens werknemers" (English: What decides whether you are happy at work? According to employees"). Three answers were possible.

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