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Eurobarometer (1998): study ZZ EU 15 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer Report. Nr. 49.
Source:
European Commssion, 1998, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 15 member states, 1998
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 49
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 16165
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
in people's home in the appropriate national language.

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

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
Author's label:
overall life satisfaction
Page in publication:
B.58, 59
Error estimates:
The survey results are estimations, the accuracy of which, everything being equal, rests upon the sample size and upon the observed percentage. The number of interviews per country were 1.000. With samples of about 1.000 interviews, the real percentage vary within the following confidence limits: observed percentage 10, 90 (1,9%) ; 20, 80 (2.5%) ; 30, 70 (2.7%) ; 40, 60 (3%); 50 (3.1%).
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5%,   2: 17%,   3: 59%,   4: 19%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.92 6.30
SD:
0.74 2.03

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sexe Sex (male vs female) Age Current age (in years) Main Economic Activity Current occupation
Self employed
Full-time home maker
Current status: retired or not
Unemployed involuntary
Terminal Education Age Level of school-education
Involved in schooling or not
Acceptance of EU membership Attitudes to specific political issues