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Studies

GESIS (2007): study DE West Germany 1991

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, West-Germany region, Germany, 1991
Survey name:
DE-Lebenstil 1991
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1001
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

How happy are you these days? Would you say you areā€¦.?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not so happy
1  not happy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-e
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.9%,   2: 12.7%,   3: 71.2%,   4: 15.2%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.01 6.68
SD:
0.56 1.52