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Table 1 Summary statistics, West Germany, 2000-2010

From: Testing the tunnel effect: comparison, age and happiness in UK and German panels

  (1) (2) (3)
  All <45 > = 45
Life-Satisfaction 7.14 (1.74) 7.22 (1.65) 7.08 (1.80)
Age 48.30 (17.15) 32.67 (7.77) 61.11 (11.02)
Household income 2872 (1863) 2872.13 (1656) 2871.41 (2017)
Comparison income 2871 (799) 2903.16 (555) 2845.07 (953)
N 156194 70355 85839
  1. Arithmetic means; standard deviations in parentheses. Life-Satisfaction measures self-reported life-satisfaction on an 11-point scale. Age describes the age of the respondent. Household income measures the net monthly real household income of the respondent. Comparison income measures the average net monthly real income within a reference group (Age (-3/+6), Sex, Education (3 categories), Regions (4 categories)) to which the respondent belongs. Source: SOEP.