Findings on happiness in Cummins et al. (2005b): study AU 2005

Publication
Author(s)Cummins, R.A.; Gibson, A.; Knapp, T.; Tomyn, A.
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index, Survey 14, Report 14.0. The Wellbeing of Australians. Personal Relationships.
SourceAustralian Center on Quality of Life, 2005, Melbourne, Australia
URLhttp://www.acqol.com.au/reports/index.php
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2005
Collect period5
Survey nameAU-WI survey 13
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingN
Respondents N =1970
Non Response73
AssesmentInterview: telephone (CATI)
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole? 1 very dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 neutral 6 7 8 9 10 very satisfied First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used until 2005)
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-ca
Page in publication29
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.687.68
Standard deviation1.821.82