Findings on happiness in Gehmacher (1992c): study AT 1991

Author(s)Gehmacher, E.
TitleHousing and Happiness:Life Satisfaction as a Consequence of Housing Conditions.
SourcePaper Presented at the International Conference "Towards the Good Society: Applying the Social Sciences", 1992, Rotterdam, Netherlands
PublicResidents new appartments blocks, urban areas, Austria, 1991
Survey nameNot available
 IFES study: Z-Wohnphilosophie 1991
SampleNot available
 Non-probability expert sample of twenty newer apertment blocks in urban areas Austria. The blocks were all in the same upper middle price band, but were selected for their variety of type and infrastructure.
Respondents N =1472
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life-as-a-whole? Please mark a number below. 5 very satisfied 4 3 2 1 not at all satisfied
Author's labelLife-satisfaction
Finding used in
nation ranks

Full textSelfreport on single question: How would you rate the last month of your life. Was it a happy or an unhappy time for you......? 5 very happy time 4 fairly happy time 3 happy nor unhappy 2 rather unhappy time 1 very unhappy time
Author's labelHappy time (Gluckliche Zeit)
RemarksFindings based on this measure are not reported in this publication.
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Housing estate infra-structureH22ab03bQuality of housing estate