Findings on happiness in Keck & Delhey (2004): study DE 2003

Publication
Author(s)Keck, W.; Delhey, J.
TitleSubjective Well-Being.
SourceEuropean Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, "Quality of Life in Europe. First European Quality of Life Survey 2003 ", 2004, Dublin, Ireland, Chapter 7
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2003
Collect period5-7
Survey nameEU-EQLS 2003
SampleProbability multi-stage random
WeightingY
Respondents N =1000
Non Response9,8
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your life these days? Please tell me on a scale of 1 to 10, where one means very dissatisfied and 10 means very satisfied 10 very satisfied 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 very dissatisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication61
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.236.92
Standard deviation1.942.16

Scores in12345678910
%1.01.42.93.310.89.318.729.111.512.0

Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together on a scale of one to 10, how happy would you say you are? Here one means you are very unhappy and 10 means you are very happy 10 very happy 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 very unhappy
ClassificationO-HL-u-sq-n-10-b
Page in publication61
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.617.35
Standard deviation1.802.00

Scores in12345678910
%1.00.41.91.78.28.018.929.414.715.8