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Studies

Berry & Okulicz-Kozaryn (2009): study ZZ World samples 1995

Publication

Author(s):
Berry, B.J.; Okulicz-Kozaryn, A.
Title:
Dissatisfaction with City Life: A New Look at Some Old Questions.
Source:
Cities, 2009, Vol. 26, 117 - 124

Investigation

Public
18+ aged general public, World, 2004
Survey name
INT-World Values Survey, pooled waves
Sample
Probability stratified sample
Respondents
N = 68361
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
The main method of data collection in the World Values Survey is face-to-face interview at respondent´s home.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report 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
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
119

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Small rural Community size
Rural dwelling (vs urban)
Big urban Size of urban setting Age Current age (in years) Income Attitudes to own income Married Married state (compared to non-married states) Divorced Divorced or separated Unemployed Unemployed GDP per capita Purchasing power (`real' GNP pc)