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Studies

Cordeiro et al. (2019): study ZA Gauteng 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Cordeiro, M.; Kwenda, P.; Ntuli, M.
Title:
Crime and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from South Africa - Gauteng Province
Source:
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2019, online, 1 - 22

Investigation

Public
18+ general population. Gauting city region, South Africa 2011-215
Survey name
SA-GCRO 2013
Sample
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents
N =
Non Response
Assessment
Interview: face-to-face
TO BE CONFIRMED

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
Remarks:
2011: M = 3,34 SD = 1,16
2015: M = 3,56 SD = 1,13
Page in publication:
Table 1

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Contact crime Actual safety in vicinity
Prevalence of crime (actual)
Victim of crime Victim of crime
Victim of crime
Day safety perception Perceived safety in vicinity Night safety perception Perceived safety in vicinity Home safety perception Sense of safety at home Age Current age (in years) Gender Sex: male (vs female) Race Ethnic status in South Africa Education Level of school-education Employment status Unemployed Disability Current handicap Household income Net household income Household size Number of persons in household