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Studies

World Values Survey (2000): study ZA 1996

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
Aggregated data file waves 1+2+3
Source:
www.worldvaluessurvey.org

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1996
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 3
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1495
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....?
1   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-aa
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 10.6%,   2: 5.7%,   3: 8.7%,   4: 10.5%,   5: 16.5%,   6: 8.7%,   7: 8.9%,   8: 12.2%,   9: 6.3%,   10: 11.5%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
5.59 5.10
SD:
2.79 3.10