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Studies

Abdallah et al. (2009): study CL 2007

Publication

Author(s):
Abdallah, S.; Marks, N.; Michaelson, J; Steuer, N; Thompson, S.
Title:
The (Un) Happy Planet Index 2.0. Why Good Lives don't have to Cost the Earth.
Source:
Centre for Well-Being, New Economics Foundation (NEF), 2009, London, UK

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Chile , 2007
Survey name:
GallupWorldPoll2007
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1019
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 0.9%,   3: 2%,   4: 5%,   5: 7.3%,   6: 18.4%,   7: 16.6%,   8: 17.7%,   9: 15.4%,   10: 5.5%,   11: 10.9%   (total 100.2%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.45 6.45
SD:
2.11 2.11