Happiness measure, code: O-HL-g-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

If you were to consider your life in general, how happy or unhappy would you say you are, on the whole?
7 completely happy
6 very happy
5 fairly happy
4 neither happy nor unhappy
3 fairly unhappy
2 very unhappy
1 completely unhappy
- can't choose
- no answer
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceTreas et al. (2011): study ZZ Developed nations 2001
TitleThe Happy Homemaker? Married Women's Well-Being in Cross-National Perpective.
PublicWomen with partner, aged 18-65, 28 countries, 2001-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~General Social Survey (0): study US 2002 /1
TitleUS General Social Survey: Website
Public18+ aged, general public, United States, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study AT 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Austria, 2002-03
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study AU 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Australia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study BE 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Belgium, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study BG 2001
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Bulgaria, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CH 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Switzerland, 2002-03
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CL 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Chile , 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CY 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Cyprus, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study CZ 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Czech Republic, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DE East Germany 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, East-Germany, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DE West Germany 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany region, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study DK 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Denmark, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study ES 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Spain, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study FI 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Finland, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study FR 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, France, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study GB 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, United Kingdom, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study GB Northern Ireland 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
Public18+ aged, general public, Northern Ireland region, United Kingdom, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study HU 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Hungary, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study IL 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Israel, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study JP 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Japan, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study LV 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Latvia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study MX 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Mexico, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study NL 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Netherlands, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study NO 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Norway, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study NZ 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, New Zealand, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study PH 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Philippines, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study PL 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Poland, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study PT 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Portugal, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SE 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Sweden, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SI 2003
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Slovenia, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study SK 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Slovakia, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~ISSP (2003): study TW 2002
TitleInternational Social Survey Programme (ISSP): Website
PublicAdults, age range not reported, general public, Taiwan, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~SASAS (2017a): study ZA 2012
TitleSouth African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) website
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 2012
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no