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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study NL 2006

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, Netherlands, 2006
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1049
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: 0.1%,   2: 0.3%,   3: 0.4%,   4: 1.3%,   5: 3.3%,   6: 7.9%,   7: 22.6%,   8: 40.2%,   9: 14.3%,   10: 9.6%   (total 100%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.75 7.51
SD:
1.33 1.48