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Studies

World Values Survey (2004): study IN 1999

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
Aggregated Datafile European Values Survey 1999 and World Values Survey 2000. File name: WVSEVS_sb_v4.sav, 2004
Source:
http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, India, 1999
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 4
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 1980
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 these days?
1  not at all satisfied
2  not very satisfied
3  satisfied
4  very satisfied
5  completely satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-v-5-p
Remarks:
This item differs from the standard question on life satisfaction in the World Value Surveys (O-SLW/c/sq/n/10/a). In this case the same question was rated on a 5-step verbal response scale (O-SLW/c/sq/v/5/p)
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 6%,   2: 22.7%,   3: 42.7%,   4: 18.1%,   5: 9.4%   (total 98.9%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.02 7.22
SD:
1.02 2.66