Findings on happiness in Wohlfahrtssurvey (2000): study DE West Germany 1999

Publication
Author(s)Wohlfahrtssurvey,
TitleWohlfahrtssurveys 1978-1998
SourceGESIS
URLhttp://www.gesis.org/fileadmin/upload/dienstleistung/daten/umfragedaten/wohlfahrtssurvey/0_Einltg.pdf
Investigation
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 1999
Collect period10-12
Survey nameWorldValuesSurvey 4
SampleProbability multistage stratified area sample
WeightingY
Respondents N =991
Non Response58
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
General remarksValues were reconstructed from the file by using variable x048: "region where the interview was conducted" It was not very accurate, because Berlin has to be left out, because Berlin's data were given undivided
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole these days? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
ClassificationO-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a
RemarksValues were reconstructed from the file by using variable x048: "region where the interview was conducted" It was not very accurate, because Berlin has to be left out, because Berlin's data were given undivided
DKNA %1.0
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes
 On original range 1 - 10On range 0 - 10
Mean7.987.76
Standard deviation1.701.89

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%0.50.62.03.04.58.716.729.422.111.5