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Studies

Saris et al. (1996): study BE 1989

Publication

Author(s):
Saris, W.E.; Bunting, B.; Scherpenzeel, A.C.; Veenhoven, R.
Title:
A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Source:
Eötvös University Press, 1996, Budapest, Hungary

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1989
Survey name:
IRMCS
Sample:
Probability multi-stage random
Respondents:
N = 1439
Non Response:
Assessment:
Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

'Altogether and considering all things which are important to you, and using  scale from 0 to 10, where 0 means that your life is going very badly and 10 that your life is going very well, how would you say things are going currently?"
0  completely dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLC-c-sq-n-11-a
Remarks:
Separate samples in Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels. Mean and SD based on weighted average.
Page in publication:
103
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.72 7.72
SD:
1.53 1.53