Findings on happiness in Inglehart et al. (2008): study IN 2006

Publication
Author(s)Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
TitleDevelopment, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
SourcePerspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, India, 2006
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =2001
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, would you say you are.....? 4 very happy 3 quite happy 2 not very happy 1 not at all happy.
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 4On range 0 - 10
Mean3.026.88
Standard deviation0.782.21

Scores in1234
%2.721.646.428.9

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 not at all satisfied 2 not very satisfied 3 satisfied 4 very satisfied 5 completely satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-v-5-p
Page in publicationv22
RemarksValid cases: 1954
DKNA %2.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 5On range 0 - 10
Mean3.327.86
Standard deviation1.042.34

Scores in12345
%3.515.441.021.815.8