Findings on happiness in Zumbro (2011): study DE 1992

Author(s)Zumbro, T.
TitleThe Relationship between Home-Ownership and Life Satisfaction in Germany.
SourceCAWN Discussion Paper no. 44, 2011, Münster, Germany
Public18+ aged, general public,Germany 1992-2009
Last assesment2009
Survey nameDE-SOEP
 pooled samples 1992 to 2009
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =279394
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied." 10 totally satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 totally unsatisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication8
RemarksModal response value 8.00
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
HomeownershipH22ab01aHouse owned or rented