- 18+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 1992-94
- N = 4462
- Non Response
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's Label
- Household income
- Our Classification
- Error Estimates
- Response rate of 89 %
- Household income is approximated by taking the mean of the selected class. Natural logarithm is used in the regression analysis.
- M=5652,59 SD=3334,63.
- Self report on a question about household income in SFr. per month on a scale of 13 categories
Observed Relation with Happiness
B controlled for:
- household size
- household composition
- socio-demographic characteristics
- language differences
- self reported aspiration level
- self reported minimum required income.
- the discrepancy between self reported aspiration level and household income
- relative income (average income and proportion of rich people)
- relative income (average income, proportion of rich people and interaction terms with 'contact with neighbours)
B means that if household income increase by 100 % happiness increases by .27 points (3 %) on the happiness scale 1-10