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Studies

Bell & Blanchflower (2007): study GB Scotland 1975

Publication

Author(s):
Bell, D.N.; Blanchflower, D.G.
Title:
The Scots may be Brave but They are neither Healthy nor Happy.
Source:
Scottisch Journal of Political Economy, 2007, Vol. 54, 166 - 194

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Scotland region, Scottland, 1975-1986
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer7586
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 14341
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4%,   2: 10%,   3: 61%,   4: 24%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.06 6.69
SD:
0.71 1.94