Findings on happiness in Inglehart et al. (2008): study HK 2005

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, Hong Kong, 2005
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 5
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =1252
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
Mean2.906.77
Standard deviation0.481.49

Scores in1234
%0.515.476.76.9

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publicationv22
RemarksValid responses 1244
DKNA %0.6
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean6.416.01
Standard deviation1.932.14

Scores in12345678910
%1.81.83.96.215.321.718.817.76.85.4