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Cummins (2006): study AU 2006

Publication

Author(s):
Cummins, R.A.
Title:
Australian Unity Wellbeing Index Survey 16 Part A: The Report; The wellbeing of Australians: Mortage payments and home ownnership
Source:
Australian Centre of Quality of Life, Deakin University, Melbourne Australia

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2006
Survey name:
AU-WI survey 16
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 2000
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0   completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5  neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
6
7
8
9
10  completely satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used since 2005)
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb
Page in publication:
A2
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.73 7.73
SD:
1.68 1.68