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Studies

GESIS (2007): study DE 2002

Publication

Author(s):
GESIS,
Title:
Lebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Source:
Selection of Surveysstudies on Happiness in Germany made on Request, November 2007

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002
Survey name:
SuKO
Sample:
Probability simple random sample
Respondents:
N = 1568
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question;
What do you think, how satisfied are you at this moment- all in all - with your life ?' 'If for instance you are totally satisfied with your life, please mark a '10'.If you are totally unsatisfied with your life, mark a '0'.If you are not completely unsatisfied nor totally satisfied range yourself somewhere between '1' and '9"
10   completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  completely dissatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba
Remarks:
ZA-nr 4209, pag 39
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.4%,   3: 1.3%,   4: 2%,   5: 2.1%,   6: 10.5%,   7: 7.3%,   8: 20.1%,   9: 35.2%,   10: 11.4%,   11: 9.1%   (total 99.8%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.31 7.31
SD:
1.79 1.79