Findings on happiness in Camp (2016): study DE 2005

Author(s)Camp, J.K.
TitleFamily and Labor Market Policies in Germany: The Well-Being of Working Women.
SourceConnerley, M.L.;Ed.:"Handbook on Well-Being of Working Women", Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2016, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 449 - 472
DOIdoi: 10.1007/978-94-017-9897-6
Public18-62 aged women, Germany, 2005-2009
Last assesment2009
Survey nameDE-SOEP
SampleProbability multi-stage random
 pooled sample
Respondents N =10000
 N not reported, estimated by WDH team
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport 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
Author's labellife satisfaction
Page in publication461
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Being in labour forceE02abCurrent employment status
Being in labour forceE02ab01Full-time home maker, also classified as above ↑
Being in labour forceE02ad01Full-time vs part-time, also classified as above ↑
Being in labour forceE02ab03Unemployed involuntary, also classified as above ↑
DisabilityH14ac01Degree of restriction
EducationE01ab02Level of school-education
Full-time, part-time workE02ad01Full-time vs part-time
Full-time, part-time workE03ab01beTrend happiness in full-time, part-time jobs, also classified as above ↑
Has childrenC03abCurrent parental status
Has childrenE03ab01blTrend happiness in parents, also classified as above ↑
ImmigrantE04ab03fEthnic status in Germany