Findings on happiness in Graham (2005): study RU 2000

Author(s)Graham, C.
TitleInsights on Development from the Economics of Happiness.
SourceThe World Bank Research Observer, 2005, Vol. 20, 201 - 231
Public14+ aged, general public, Russia, 2000
Collect period9-12
Survey nameRU-RLMS 2000
 Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey 2000
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =8911
 4006 households
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: To what extent are you satisfied with your life in general at present? 1 not at all satisfied 2 less than satisfied 3 both yes and no 4 rather satisfied 5 fully satisfied
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.11

Scores in12345

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
AgeA04abCurrent age (in years)
Current occupationO01abCurrent occupation
GenderG01aaSex (male vs female)
Health indexH14ab02Self-perceived health
Log equivalent incomeI01abCurrent income level (unspecified)
Marital statusM02aaMarried state (compared to non-married states)
Membership of minority groupE04ac02Attitudes to one's own ethnic status
Years of educationE01ab02Level of school-education