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Studies

Cheng et al. (2014a): study CN 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Cheng, Z.; King, S.; Smyth, R.
Title:
Housing Property Rights and Subjective Wellbeing in Urban China.
Source:
Monash University Discussion Paper, 2013, No 44, 1 - 24

Investigation

Public:
Adults, urban areas, age range not reported, China, 2011
Survey name:
CN-China Household Finance Survey (CHFS) 2011
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 5229
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

How satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
1  very dissatisfied
2  dissatisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
4  satisfied
5  very satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-v-5-r
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
6-7
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 4.7%,   3: 31.1%,   4: 47.8%,   5: 15.4%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.72 7.21
SD:
0.81 2.03

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Homeowners vs. non-homeowners House owned or rented Age and age squared Current age (in years) Schooling Years schooling Married vs. not married Married state (compared to non-married states) Household size Number of persons in household Urban vs. rural Rural dwelling (vs urban) CCP party member Membership of political organizations No. of social security schemes participated Insurances Income(ln) Current income level (unspecified)