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Eurobarometer (1999): study ZZ EU 15 1999 /1

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
Eurobarometer Report. Nr. 52.
Source:
European Commission,1999, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, EU 15 member states, 1999
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 52
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 15010
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:
Overal life satisfaction
Page in publication:
B.2
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: 3%,   2: 14%,   3: 62%,   4: 20%   (total 99%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.00 6.51
SD:
0.68 1.87

Correlational Findings

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