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Studies

Inglehart et al. (2008): study NZ 2004

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, New Zealand, 2004
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 5
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 954
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.8%,   2: 0.9%,   3: 1.7%,   4: 2.2%,   5: 5.4%,   6: 7.2%,   7: 16.1%,   8: 24.2%,   9: 19.6%,   10: 22%   (total 100.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.89 7.65
SD:
1.87 2.07