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Studies

SHP (2009): study CH 2008

Publication

Author(s):
SHP,
Title:
Swiss Household Panel: Output Life Satisfaction 1999-2008 (wave 1-10)
Source:
FORS (Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences), 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland

Investigation

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2008
Survey name:
CH-SHP 2008
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1000
Non Response:
0,1
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

In general, how satisfied are you with your life?
0  not at all
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLu-g-sq-n-11-h
Page in publication:
3
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.4%,   2: 0.1%,   3: 0.2%,   4: 0.4%,   5: 1.1%,   6: 5%,   7: 5%,   8: 16.8%,   9: 38.8%,   10: 17.4%,   11: 14.7%   (total 99.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.93 7.93
SD:
1.49 1.49