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Studies

Gehmacher (1992c): study AT Wien 1988

Publication

Author(s):
Gehmacher, E.
Title:
Housing and Happiness:Life Satisfaction as a Consequence of Housing Conditions.
Source:
Paper Presented at the International Conference "Towards the Good Society: Applying the Social Sciences", 1992, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Investigation

Public:
Residents communal housing estates, Vienna, Austria, 1989
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 886
Non Response:
?
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all together, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole.....?
5  very satisfied
4
3
2
1  not at all satisfied

Numbers presented in reversed order (very satisfied '1', not t all satisfied '5')
Classification:
O-SLW-u-sq-n-5-b
Author's label:
Life-satisfaction

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Housing conditions Quality of current dwelling Communal facilities in housing estate Quality of housing estate