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Studies

Eurobarometer (2004b): study BE 1978

Publication

Author(s):
Eurobarometer,
Title:
The Mannheim Eurobarometer Trend file 1970-2002
Source:
European Commssion, 2004, Brussels, Belgium

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1978
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 09
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1013
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   really happy
2   fairly happy
1   not too happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-3-ai
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:
A17
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 11.1%,   2: 52.3%,   3: 34.3%   (total 97.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.24 7.21
SD:
0.64 1.70
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:
A5
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 2.2%,   2: 8.6%,   3: 51%,   4: 37.3%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.25 7.20
SD:
0.70 1.94