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Studies

Zumbro (2011): study DE 1992

Publication

Author(s):
Zumbro, T.
Title:
The Relationship between Home-Ownership and Life Satisfaction in Germany.
Source:
CAWN Discussion Paper no. 44, 2011, M√ľnster, Germany

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, general public,Germany 1992-2009
Survey name:
DE-SOEP
Sample:
Probability multistage stratified area sample
Respondents:
N = 279394
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:
Life satisfaction
Remarks:
Modal response value 8.00
Page in publication:
8
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.45 7.45

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Homeownership House owned or rented