Findings on happiness in ~GSOEP (2009): study DE East Germany 1993

Publication
Author(s)~GSOEP,
TitleDatafile 1984-2008
Source
URLhttp://www.diw.de/en/diw_02.c.222514.en/25_waves_of_soep.html
Investigation
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1993
 Former communist German Democratic Republic (DDR). Reunited with Germany in 1990
Survey nameDE-SOEP 1993
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =3973
Non Response0
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
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.206.20
Standard deviation