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Studies

SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2006 /1

Publication

Author(s):
SASAS,
Title:
South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) website
Source:
Human Sciences Research Council

Investigation

Public:
16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2006
Survey name:
SA-SAS 2006_1
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 2904
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
5  very satisfied
4  satisfied
3  neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
2  not satisfied
1  not satisfied at all
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-fd
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Error estimates:
S.e.=0.022
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 11.6%,   2: 24%,   3: 16.9%,   4: 39%,   5: 7.4%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.07 5.76
SD:
1.18 2.88