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Studies

Habich et al. (1999): study DE 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Habich, R.; Noll, H.H.; Zapf, W.
Title:
Subjectives Wohlbefinden in Ostdeutschland nahert sich westdeutschen Niveau (Subjective wellbeing in East-Germmany come close to the level of West-Germany)
Source:
Informationsdienst Soziale Indicatoreb (ISI) nr. 22, July 1999

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1998
Survey name:
DE-Wohlfahrtssurvey 7
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 3042
Non Response:
43,9
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Remarks:
Only mean value reported
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.60 7.60