Findings on happiness in Habich et al. (1991): study DE East Germany 1990

Author(s)Habich, R.; Häder, M.; Krause, P.; Priller, E.
TitleDie Entwicklung des subjektiven Wohlbefindens vom Januar bis zum Herbst 1990 in der DDR und Ostdeutschland. (Change in Subjective Well-Being January - Fall 1990 in the DDR and East Germany).
SourceProjektgruppe 'Das Sozio-Ökonomisches Panel';Ed.: "Lebenslagen im den Neuen Bundesländern", Campus Verlag, 1991, Germany, 332 - 356
Public16+ aged, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 1990
Collect period6
Survey nameDE-SOEP 1990
SampleProbability stratified sample
Respondents N =0
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
Page in publication341
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.01