Findings on happiness in Hochman & Skopek (2013): study SE 2006

Publication
Author(s)Hochman, O.; Skopek, N.
TitleThe Impact of Wealth on Subjective Well-Being: A Comparison of Three Welfare-State Regimes.
SourceResearch in Social Stratification and Mobility, 2013, Vol. 34, 127 - 141
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0276562413000280
Investigation
Public50+ aged general public, Sweden, 2006
Survey nameSHARE
 Wave 2. Also held in Germany and Isreal
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents N =2572
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: How satisfied are you with your life? 10 completely satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 completely dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLu-u-sq-n-11-c
Author's labelGeneral Life Satisfaction
Page in publication6
RemarksMean Sweden 8,10
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean8.10
Standard deviation


Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
DebtsP12ab03Debts
Debts and WealthP12ab01Total wealth
Household IncomeI01ab03Household income
Subjective Economic HardshipI01ac02Subjective poverty
Subjective Economic HardshipI01acSufficiency of current income, also classified as above ↑