Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-u-sq-n-11-a


Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life?

I want you to pick a number between 0 and 10 that indicates your level of satisfaction. The more satisfied you are, the higher the number you should pick. The less satisfied you are, the lower the number.
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This item is at the end of a list of identical questions about satisfaction in specific domains of life: home, employment opportunities, financial situation, safety, neighborhood, health and free time
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceAmbrey et al. (2013): study AU Queensland 2000
TitleEstimating the Cost of Air Pollution in South East Queensland: An Application of the Life Satisfaction Non-Market Valuation Approach.
Public+45 aged general public, South East Queensland, Australia, 2000-2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBooth & VanOurs (2009): study AU 2001
TitleHours of Work and Gender Identity: Does Part-time Work Make the Family Happier?
PublicCouples, Australia, followed 4 years 2001-2004
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDrenth et al. (1983): study NL 1981 /1
TitleThe Meaning of Working. Results of a Survey on a National Sample and Ten Specific Target Groups in tghe Netherlands: A source Book.
PublicEmployed, unemployed and retired people, Netherlands, 1981
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceHeadey et al. (1995): study HU 1992
TitlePolitical Legitimicy versus Economic Imperatives in System Transformation: Hungary and East Germany 1990 - 93.
Public16+ aged, general public, Hungary 1992
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes