Findings on happiness in Tambyah & Tan (2018): study SG 2006

Publication
Author(s)Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J.
TitleSubjective Wellbeing (I). Satisfaction with Life, Life Domains and Living in Singapore.
SourceHappiness, Wellbeing and Society: What Matters for Singaporeans, 2018, Routledge, London
Investigation
PublicWorking aged (18-59), Singapore, 2006
Survey nameAsiaBarometer 2006
SampleProbability sample (unspecified)
Respondents N =1200
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, would you say you are happy these days? 5 very happy 4 quite happy 3 neither happy nor unhappy 2 not too unhappy 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-c-sq-v-5-p
Author's labelhappiness
Page in publication38
RemarksHappiness index (5+4)-(2+1) = +72,5
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.997.15
Standard deviation0.851.85

Scores in12345
%0.95.215.451.127.5

Full textSelfreport on single question: How often do you feel that you are really enjoying life these days? 4 often 3 sometimes 2 rarely 1 never - don't know
ClassificationM-FH-c-sq-v-4-b
Author's labelenjoyment
Page in publication38
RemarksEnjoyment index (4+3)-(2+1) = +77,0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.215.77
Standard deviation0.681.77

Scores in1234
%1.510.054.234.3

Full textSelfreport on single question: How much do you feel you are accomplishing what you want out of life? 4 a great deal 3 some 2 very little 1 none - don't know
ClassificationC-W-u-sq-v-4-c
Author's labelachievement
Page in publication38
RemarksAchievement index (4+3)-(2+1) = +52,1
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean2.900.00
Standard deviation0.700.00

Scores in1234
%3.220.759.116.9