Findings on happiness in Kim et al. (2012): study AU 2006

Author(s)Kim, S.; French, D.J.; Sargent-Cox, K.A.
TitleCross-National Insights into the Relationship between Wealth and Wellbeing: A comparison between Australia, the United States of America and South Korea.
SourceAgeing and Society, 2012, Vol. 32, 41 - 59
Public50+ aged general public, Australia, 2006
 Data were taken from publication which also reported studies in the US and in Korea. The Korean study did not involve valid measures of happiness.
Survey nameAU-HILDA 2006
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1431
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life? Again, pick a number between 0 and 10 to indicate how satisfied you are. 0 totally dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 totally satisfied
Author's labelLife satisfaction
Page in publication46
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.75

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Subject description
Net worthP12ab01Total wealth