Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-ba


Selfreport on single question;
What do you think, how satisfied are you at this moment- all in all - with your life ?' 'If for instance you are totally satisfied with your life, please mark a '10'.If you are totally unsatisfied with your life, mark a '0'.If you are not completely unsatisfied nor totally satisfied range yourself somewhere between '1' and '9"
10 completely satisfied
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0 completely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 11
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGagliardi et al. (2010): study ZZ Western Europe 2000
TitleAssociations of Personal and Mobility Resources with Subjective Well-being Among Older Adults in Italy and Germany.
Public55+ aged, Germany and Italy, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGlatzer & Volkert (1980): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleLebensbedingungen und Lebensqualität alter Menschen. (Living Conditions and the Quality of Life of the Elderly).
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGlatzer (1984): study XZ Germany West 1978
TitleDeterminanten der Zufriedenheit.(Determinants of Satisfaction.)
Public18+ aged, general public, West-Germany, 1978-1988
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceGoff et al. (2016): study ZZ Europe 2006
TitleThe Welfare Costs of WellBeing Inequality.
Public18+ aged, general public, 36 nations, 2006-2015
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf & Kaspar (2005): study DE 2000
TitleAgeing in Rural Areas of East and West Germany: Increasing Similarities and Remaining Differences.
Public55+ aged, general public, rural areas, East and West Germany, 2000
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMollenkopf (2002): study DE 1995
TitleMobilität und Lebensqualität im Alter. Objektive Voraussetzungen und subjektive Bedeutung in der mobilen Gesellschaft. (Mobility and Quality of Life in Old Age).
Public55+ aged, East and West Germany, 1995 and 1999
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWeick (1994b): study DE 1993 /1
TitleGesundheit. (Health).
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 1993
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
Reference~GESIS (2007): study DE 2002
TitleLebenszufriedenheit. Ein Auszug aus dem Datenbestand des GESIS-Archivs. (Life Satisfaction. Abstract from the GESIS Database).
Public18+ aged, general public, Germany, 2002
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no