Findings on happiness in Bonikowska et al. (2013): study CA 2008

Publication
Author(s)Bonikowska, A.; Helliwell, J.F.; Hou, F.
TitleAn Assessment of Life Satisfaction Responses on Recent Statistics Canada Surveys.
SourceAnalytical Studies Research Papers Series, 2013, No. 351, Ontario, Canada
URLhttp://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11f0019m/2013351/part-partie1-eng.htm
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Canada, 2008
Collect period2008
Survey nameCN-GSS
 CN-GSS Cycle 22, 2008
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =20401
Non Response43%
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelf rating on single question: Please rate your feelings about .. Using this 1 to 10 scale .. Your life as a whole right now 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-j
Author's labelHappiness
Page in publication10-13
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.917.68
Standard deviation1.721.91

Scores in12345678910
%0.60.71.01.46.45.716.831.015.920.6