Findings on happiness in ESS homepage (2006): study CH 2006

Author(s)ESS homepage,
TitleEuropean Social Survey Round 3
SourceHomepage European Social Survey
Public16+ aged, general public, Switzerland, 2006
Survey nameEU-ESS 3: 2006
SampleProbability multi-stage random
Respondents N =1804
Non ResponseNot available
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: Taking all things together, how happy would you say you are? 0 extremely unhappy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely happy - don't know - no answer
Page in publicationC1
DKNA %0.3
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.411.41

Scores in012345678910

Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole nowadays? 0 extremely dissatisfied 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 extremely satisfied - don't know - no answer
Page in publicationB24
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range 0 - 10On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation1.621.62

Full textSelfreport on 15 questions: I wil now read a list of the ways you may have felt during the past week. Using this card, please tell me how much of the time during the past week..? A you felt depressed B you felt that everything you did was an effort C you felt that your sleep was restless D you felt happy E you felt lonely F you felt you enjoyed life G you felt sad H you felt you could not get going I you had a lot of energy J you felt anxious K you felt tired L you were absorbed in what you were doing M you felt calm and peaceful N you felt bored O you felt really rested when you woke up in the morning Rated 1 none or almost none of the time 2 some of the time 3 most of the time 4 all or almost all of the time Computation: (A+B+C+E+G+H+J+K+N)/9 - (D+F+I+L+M+O)/6
RemarksMean Negative affect 1,51; Mean Positive Affect 2,84
Finding used in
nation ranks
 On original range -3 - 3On range 0 - 10
Standard deviation0.71