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Studies

Kollamparambil (2020): study ZA 2008

Publication

Author(s):
Kollamparambil, U.
Title:
Happiness, Happiness Inequality and Income Dynamics in South Africa.
Source:
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 201-222

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, adults, South Afrika, 2008-2014
Survey name:
SA-NIDS Panel study
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 112000
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

What is your current level of life satisfaction between one and 10?
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Scale labels not reported
Classification:
O-SLu-c-sq-n-10-d
Author's label:
Happiness
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
4.65 4.06
SD:
3.38 3.76
Full text:
Standard deviation of 0-10 score on single question "overall, how happy would you say you are currently?"
Classification:
D-LS-c-sq-n--a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
Table 1

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Log individual income Personal income