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Studies

Weick (2000): study DE 1998

Publication

Author(s):
Weick, S.
Title:
Wer zählten den "Reichen" in Deutschland? (Who are the Rich in Germany?)
Source:
ISI Bulletin, 2000, Nr. 24, 1 - 4

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, living in households, Germany, 1998
Sample:
Probability stratified sample
Respondents:
N = 14631
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, how satisfied are you with your life these days? Please answer with the help of this scale. For instance, when you are totally satisfied with your life, please tick '10'. When you are totally unsatisfied with your life, please tick '0'. You may use all values in between to indicate that you are neither totally satisfied nor totally unsatisfied."
10 totally satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  totally unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-d
Author's label:
Satisfaction with present life
Remarks:
West Germany: M = 7,0; East Germany: M= 6,5
Page in publication:
4

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Net household income Household income