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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study FI 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, Finland, 2005
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1014
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 1.2%,   2: 6.7%,   3: 62.5%,   4: 29.5%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.20 7.51
SD:
0.61 1.58
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: 0.8%,   2: 1.7%,   3: 1.7%,   4: 2.3%,   5: 3.8%,   6: 3.3%,   7: 13%,   8: 34.7%,   9: 29.1%,   10: 9.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.84 7.60
SD:
1.75 1.94