Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-n-11-cb


Selfreport on single question:

Thinking about your own life and personal circumstances, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole?
0 completely unsatisfied
1
2
3
4
5 neither unsatisfied nor satisfied
6
7
8
9
10 completely satisfied

First item in Cummins' 'Personal Well-being Scale' (labels used since 2005)
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceCummins (2006): study AU 2006
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index Survey 16 Part A: The Report; The wellbeing of Australians: Mortage payments and home ownnership
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins (2007): study AU 2006
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index Survey 17 Part A; The Report. The Wellebing of Australians: Work, Wealth and Happiness
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceCummins (2007): study AU 2007
TitleAustralian Unity Wellbeing Index Survey 17 Part A; The Report. The Wellebing of Australians: Work, Wealth and Happiness
Public18+ aged, general public, Australia, 2007
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceGanglmair Wooliscroft & Lawson (2008): study NZ 2005
TitleApplying the International Wellbeing Index to Investigate Subjective Wellbeing of New Zealanders with European and with Maori Heritage.
Public18+ aged, general public, New-Zealand, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSingh et al. (2014): study IN 2014
TitleEffects of the demographic Variables and psychometric Properties of the personal Well-being Index for School Children in India.
Public8-13 aged,school children, India, 2014
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes