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Studies

Eurobarometer (2004b): study BE 1979

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, 1979
Survey name:
EU-Eurobarometer 11
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 982
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: 6.2%,   2: 47.4%,   3: 44.7%   (total 98.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 3 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.39 7.62
SD:
0.60 1.63