Findings on happiness in Ferreira & Moro (2009): study IE 2001

Author(s)Ferreira, S.; Moro, M.
Title On the Use of Subjective Well-being Data for Environmental Valuation.
SourceStirling Economics Discussion paper 2009-24, 2009, Stirling, UK
Public18+ aged, general public, Ireland, 2001
Last assesment2010
Survey nameIR-IrelandNational Survey on QOL
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1467
Non Response33.3
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Thintkng about the good and bad things in your life, which of these answers best describes your life as a whole? 7 as good as can be 6 very good 5 good 4 alright 3 bad 2 very bad 1 as bad as can be
Author's labelSWB
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 1 - 7On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.98