World Database of Happiness , collection Happiness in Nations

Distributional findings on happines in Germany, region: West Germany

Area of the former nation Germany-West (DEDE). Studies of the year 1990 and later on. See for studies before 1990: the former nation Germany West (DEDE).

Measure type: 111C   4-step verbal Happiness

Taking all things together, would you say you are?:
- very happy
- quite happy
- not very happy
- not at all happy
very = 4 ......not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a19903.030.557.101.55
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a19903.150.547.251.90
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f19913.070.586.701.62
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-e19913.010.566.681.52
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a19933.180.537.371.78
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a19973.030.667.021.85
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a19983.100.547.082.04
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-ga19993.010.556.691.85
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a20063.090.607.211.65
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-f20073.080.636.741.76
Average3.080.576.981.75

 

Measure type: 111F   7-step verbal Happiness

Considering your life as a whole, would you describe it as
- very unhappy
- unhappy
- mixed
- happy
- very happy
very happy = 7 .... very unhappy = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 7
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a20025.170.867.111.71
Average5.170.867.111.71

 

Measure type: 113   3-step verbal Happy Right-Wrong

When somebody would say "this person is very happy", is he right or wrong?
- correct
- 50-50
- incorrect
- difficult to say
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 3
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-HP-u-sq-v-3-b19912.210.63   
O-HP-u-sq-v-3-b19922.240.66   
Average2.230.64   

 

Measure type: 121C   4-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

How satisfied are you with the life you lead?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- not very satisfied
- not at all satisfied
very = 4 ....... not at all = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 4
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19903.140.696.901.90
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19903.150.576.921.59
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19913.100.556.771.53
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19913.180.617.011.68
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19913.100.646.791.78
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19923.090.626.761.72
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19923.160.616.961.71
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19933.130.636.871.74
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19933.070.646.701.76
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19943.060.606.671.67
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19943.060.586.671.62
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19953.060.646.671.77
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19962.990.676.481.85
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19972.830.706.041.92
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19982.930.656.321.79
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b19993.000.666.511.82
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20003.010.606.531.66
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20002.830.676.031.84
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20013.030.586.591.60
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20013.030.636.591.74
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20023.030.616.591.70
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20022.950.666.371.80
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20032.920.686.281.88
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20043.060.686.681.86
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20052.980.716.461.95
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20062.970.686.431.87
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20063.060.696.681.90
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20073.090.686.761.87
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20073.140.656.901.80
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20083.040.676.631.83
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20083.080.666.741.81
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20093.140.686.901.88
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b20093.100.646.791.77
Average3.050.646.641.78

 

Measure type: 121D   5-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

Overall, how satisfied are you with your present life?
- very satisfied
- fairly satisfied
- neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
- fairly dissatisfied
- very dissatisfied
very satisfied = 5 ..... very dissatisfied = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLL-u-sq-v-5-a19903.790.91   
Average3.790.91   

 

Measure type: 121E   6-step verbal Lifesatisfaction

Overall, how satisfied are you with your life in general?
1 very dissatisfied
2 dissatisfied
3 somewhat dissatisfied
4 somewhat satisfied
5 satisfied
6 very satisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 6
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-v-6-a19934.610.927.231.84
Average4.610.927.231.84

 

Measure type: 121F   7-step verbal LifeSatisfaction

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole these days?
- completely satisfied
- very satisfied
- satisfied
- satisfied nor unsatisfied
- unsatisfied
- very unsatisfied
- completely dissatisfied
completely satisfied = 7 ... completely diss = 1
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 7
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-b19915.611.217.682.01
Average5.611.217.682.01

 

Measure type: 122F   10-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now?
10 satisfied
.
. .
1 dissatisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
1 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19907.221.926.912.13
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa19977.221.896.922.10
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a19997.981.707.761.89
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a20067.391.677.101.85
Average7.451.797.171.99

 

Measure type: 122G   11-step numeral LifeSatisfaction

All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
10 very satisfied
.
.
0 not satisfied
Details Measure code Year On original range
0 - 10
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19847.081.857.081.85
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19907.311.787.311.78
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19917.401.707.401.70
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19927.301.707.301.70
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19937.911.567.911.56
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19937.231.787.231.78
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19947.40  7.40 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19947.121.787.121.78
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19957.00  7.00 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19957.071.807.071.80
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19967.121.757.121.75
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19977.651.897.651.89
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19976.981.796.981.79
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19987.051.777.051.77
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19987.731.617.731.61
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d19997.081.777.10 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d20007.20  7.20 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d20046.80  6.80 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d20066.90  6.90 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d20076.90  6.90 
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d20096.90  6.90 
Average7.201.757.201.75

 

Measure type: 222   10-item Affect Balance Scale (Bradburn)

During the past few weeks did you ever feel (yes/no)
- particularly excited or interested in something?
- so restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
- proud because someone complimented you on something you had done?
- very lonely or remote from other people?
- pleased about having accomplished something?
- bored?
- on top of the world?
- depressed?
- that things were going your way?
- upset because someone criticized you?
Details Measure code Year On original range
-5 - 5
On range
0 - 10
Mean SD Mean SD
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19901.472.196.472.19
A-BB-cm-mq-v-2-a19901.42  6.42 
Average1.452.196.442.19

 

Cite as: R. Veenhoven, Distributional findings on Happiness in Germany (DE), region West Germany, World Database of Happiness, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Viewed on 2017-11-23 at http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl .