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Studies

Habich & Noll (2002): study DE 2001

Publication

Author(s):
Habich, R.; Noll, H.H.
Title:
Soziale Schichtung und soziale Lagen. (Social Stratification and Social Situation).
Source:
Statistisches Bundesamt;Ed.: "Daten Report 2002", Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2002, Bonn, Germany, 570 - 579

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2001
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2739
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

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
Author's label:
life satisfaction
Page in publication:
430+432
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:
7.50 7.50

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Region in Germany Region in Germany Social situation Current occupation
Earlier (un)employment
Unemployed involuntary
Unfit for work
Current employment status
Current status: retired or not
Social situation Development of one's employment
Current employment status
Current status: retired or not