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Studies

SHP (2009): study DE 1998

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
18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1998
Survey name
DE-Wohlfahrtssurvey 6
Sample
Respondents
N = 3024
Non Response
43,9
Assessment
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Self report on single question:

Do you feel your life at present is.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  quite unhappy
1  very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-c-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0.8%,   2: 8.1%,   3: 70.1%,   4: 18.3%   (total 97.3%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.09 7.02
SD:
0.54 2.09