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World Values Survey (2012): study ZA 2012

Publication

Author(s):
World Values Survey,
Title:
World Values Survey Database
Source:
World Values Survey Association

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2012
Survey name:
WorldValuesSurvey 6
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 3531
Non Response:
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   dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10  satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 4.1%,   2: 2.5%,   3: 4.3%,   4: 6.2%,   5: 11.7%,   6: 12.2%,   7: 18%,   8: 20.2%,   9: 10%,   10: 10.4%   (total 99.6%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
6.63 6.25
SD:
2.31 2.57
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 5.6%,   2: 17.7%,   3: 37.1%,   4: 39.3%   (total 99.7%)
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.10 7.06
SD:
0.89 2.46