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Studies

BHPS (2010): study GB 2000

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, 2000-01
Survey name:
UK-BHPS 2001
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 15603
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 10
Page in publication:
JLFSATO
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.5%,   2: 2.2%,   3: 6%,   4: 14.6%,   5: 27.9%,   6: 28.4%,   7: 13.5%   (total 94.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 7 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.17 6.95
SD:
1.31 2.19