print

Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 1997

Publication

Author(s):
BHPS,
Title:
British Household Panel Survey: website
Source:
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex, UK

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 1997-98
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 1998
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 11192
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How dissatisfied or satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  not satisfied at all
2
3
4
5
6
7  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-7-e
Remarks:
Wave 7
Page in publication:
GLFSATO
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.7%,   2: 2.3%,   3: 5.7%,   4: 13.4%,   5: 26.4%,   6: 29.9%,   7: 15.3%   (total 94.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.23 7.05
SD:
1.34 2.23