Findings on happiness in Shields & Wooden (2003): study AU 2001

Publication
Author(s)Shields, M.; Wooden, M.
TitleInvestigating the Role of Neighbourhood Characteristics in Determining Life Satisfaction.
SourceMelbourne Institute Working Paper No. 24/03, 2003, Melbourne, Australia
Investigation
Public15+ aged, general public, Australia, 2001
Collect period8-12
Survey nameAU-HILDA 2001
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =13969
Non Response0
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life? Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are. 0 totally dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 totally satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-u-sq-n-11-d
Page in publication31
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.947.94
Standard deviation1.671.67

Scores in012345678910
%0.30.20.60.91.45.36.117.629.619.019.1