Happiness measure, code: O-HL-c-sq-v-5-a


Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together in your life, how would you say things are these days? Would you say you are ....?
5 very happy
4 happy
3 neither happy nor unhappy
2 unhappy
1 very unhappy
  
Classification
Focus, O-HL Overall: Happiness in Life
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 5
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceDekker & DeHart (2007): study NL 2006
TitleNiet zo Gelukkig in de Dapperstraat. (Not so Happy in the Dapperstraat).
Public16+ aged, general public, The Netherlands, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceDickow & Moller (2002): study ZA 1999
TitleSouth Africa's Rainbow People: National Pride and Optimism: A Trend Study.
Public16+ aged, general public, South Africa, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGehmacher (1989): study AT 1989
TitleUngleichheit in Wien. (Inequality in Vienna).
PublicAdults, varying age ranges, general public, Austria, 1989
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller & Welch (1985): study ZA 1984
TitlePolygamy Well-Being of Zulu Migrants.
PublicEx-migrant workers, returned to rural Kwazulu, South Africa, 1984
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1988a): study ZA 1983
TitleQuality of Life in Retirement: A Case Study of Zulu Return Migrants.
PublicEx-migrant workers, returned to rural KwaZulu, South Africa, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1989): study ZA 1983
TitleCan't get no Satisfaction. Quality of Life in the 1980's.
PublicAdult, general public, urban areas, South African, 1983
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMoller (1989): study ZA 1988
TitleCan't get no Satisfaction. Quality of Life in the 1980's.
PublicAdults, general public, urban areas, South Africa, 1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferencePark (1998): study KR 1996
TitleWork and Quality of Life in the Perception of the Korea People: Focussing on the Difference among Occupational Groups.
PublicWorking people, South Korea, 1996
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study BE 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study DE 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, Germany, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study DK 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, Denmark, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study FR 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, France, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study GB 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, United Kingdom, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study NL 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16-69 aged, Netherland, 2006.
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~McKinsey & Company (2006): study SE 2006
Title21Minuten.nl. (21Minutes.nl).
Public16+ aged, general public, Sweden, 2006
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no