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Studies

Köcher & Raffelhüschen (2011): study DE 2011

Publication

Author(s):
Köcher, R.; Raffelhüschen, B.
Title:
Glücksatlas Deutschland 2011. (Map of Happiness Germany 2011).
Source:
Deutsche Post AG & Albrecht Knaus Verlag, 2011, Germany

Investigation

Public:
Adults, age range not reported, general public, Germany, 2011
Survey name:
DE-Allensbacher Survey
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
0
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
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.5%,   2: 0.5%,   3: 2.2%,   4: 3.2%,   5: 4.1%,   6: 9.2%,   7: 11.9%,   8: 20%,   9: 28.4%,   10: 12.4%,   11: 5.7%   (total 98.1%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.97 6.97
SD:
1.93 1.93