Correlational findings

Study Dickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999

16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999
N = 2219
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
In the language of choice


Authors's label
Sources of national pride
Our Classification
Which one of the following has made you particularly proud of South Africa since 1994?:
a. The RDP (Reconstruction and Development Programme); b. macro-economic policy: Gear (Growth, Employment and Redistribution); c. sporting achievements like the World Cup etc.; d. the South African flag/anthem; e. the Rainbow Nation - reconciliation and unity; f. TRC - the Truth and Reconciliation Commission; g. Constitution and Bill of Rights; h. world acceptance/world recognition ; i. The African Renaissance; j. none of the above, don't know.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a D% = % happy:
- Rainbow:                      62
- RDP:                          59
- Sport:                        70
- Cannot name source of pride:  48
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-d D% = % satisfied:
- Rainbow:                      54%
- RDP:                          45%
- Sport:                        67%
- Cannot name source of pride:  57%