- 18+ aged, general public, EU 10 nations, 1981
- Survey name:
- WorldValuesSurvey 1
- N = 12464
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- Past satisfaction
- Our Classification
- Direct question, rated on a 10 point scale (higher numbers indicating higher satisfaction in past):"How satisfied or dissatisfied would you say you were 5 years back?".
Observed Relation with Happiness
ß's controlled for happiness(HAPP 1.1), affect(AFF 2.3); satisfaction with health,income and family life; age, income, education, marital status, having children, male sex, work; urbanisation, type of dwelling, own home, religiousness, social participation; uncertainty about future, expected negative changes in income; satisfaction 5 years in future; tolerance, loneliness, misantropy, hopeless about life and sense of control.