Findings on happiness in Ganglmair Wooliscroft & Lawson (2006): study NZ 2001

Author(s)Ganglmair Wooliscroft, A.; Lawson, R.
TitleApplying the International Wellbeing Index in New Zealand: Preliminary Results.
SourcePaper presented at the Macromarketing Seminar, 2006, Queenstown, New Zealand
Public20-59 aged, general public, New Zealand, 2001
Survey nameNZ Lifestyle 2001
SampleSelection from general population sample
Respondents N =3507
Non Response65,4
Assesment Niet gebruiken Questionnaire: paper and pencil
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
Page in publicationtable 3
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation2.052.05