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Studies

GESIS (2007): study DE Freiburg 1990

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, Freiburg region, Germany, 1990
Survey name:
EU-Eurobaromtrtrend9002
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1385
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 5%,   3: 31.7%,   4: 9.1%   (total 46.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.05 6.65
SD:
0.61 1.69