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Studies

Eurobarometer (1986): study ZZ EU 12 1986

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer Report Nr. 25.
Source:
European Commssion, 1986, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 12, 1986
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 25
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 11831
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are...?
3   very happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ab
Remarks:
Response option 'really happy'  was used in Belgium, France and The Netherlands, while in the other Eurobarometer surveys that option was phrased as 'very happy'
Page in publication:
A25
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 18%,   2: 62%,   3: 19%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.01 6.60
SD:
0.61 1.59
Full text:
Selfreport on single  question:

On the whole how satisfied are you with the life you lead?
4  very satisfied
3  fairly satisfied
2  not very satisfied
1  not at all satisfied
-  Don't know
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-b
Page in publication:
A16
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5%,   2: 15%,   3: 58%,   4: 22%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.00 6.44
SD:
0.75 2.06