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Studies

BCS (2010): study ZZ World samples 2005

Publication

Author(s):
BCS,
Title:
The Information Dividend: Can IT Make you ''Happier''.
Source:
Research Report by Trajectory Partnership i.o.o. BCS the Chartered Institute for IT, 2010, London, UK

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, World, 2005
Survey name:
INT-WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Mixed samples
Respondents:
N = 35000
Non Response:
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?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Author's label:
Life satistaction
Page in publication:
13

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Accessed internet Use of internet Sense of freedom and control Current absence of restrictions (social freedom)
Inner locus of control
Watched TV Tv watching, radio listening Gender Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Education Years schooling Income Current income level (unspecified) Size of town Community size Work part time Full-time vs part-time
Size of current job
Self-emplyed Self employed
Current employment arrangement
Retired Current status: retired or not Housewife Full-time home maker Student Involved in schooling or not Unemployed Current employment status