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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study AU 2005

Publication

Author(s):
Inglehart, R.; Foa, R.; Peterson, C.
Title:
Development, Freedom, and Rising Happiness.
Source:
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2008, Vol. 3, 264 - 285

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1411
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Page in publication:
v22
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.2%,   2: 1.3%,   3: 2.1%,   4: 2.8%,   5: 8%,   6: 8.5%,   7: 21.7%,   8: 32.1%,   9: 13.3%,   10: 8.1%   (total 99.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.28 6.98
SD:
1.81 2.01