Findings on happiness in Noelle-Neumann (1988): study ZZ Developed nations 1981

Author(s)Noelle-Neumann, E.
TitleNational Gefühl und Glück. (National Pride and Happiness).
SourceNoelle-Neumann, E.;Kocher, R.;Eds.: "Die verletzte Nation", Deutsche Verlag, 1988, Stuttgart, Germany, 17 - 48
Public18+ aged, general public, 15 developed nations, 1981-82
 Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, Mexico
Survey nameNot available
 World Value Survey 1(1981/82)
SampleProbability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents N =12000
Non Responsenot reported
AssesmentInterview: face-to-face
 Structured interview
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as-a-whole now.....? 1 dissatisfied 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 satisfied
Author's labelLebenszufriedenheit
Page in publication58
Finding used in
nation ranks

Correlational findings

Author's label Our subject description
National prideshow  Current identification with nation